Testing Your Recall
- Which cells have a ruffled border and secrete hydrochloric acid?
- C cells b. osteocytes c. osteogenic cells d. osteoblasts e. osteoclasts
- The medullary cavity of an adult bone may contain a. myeloid tissue.
- hyaline cartilage.
- articular cartilages.
- The spurt of growth in puberty results from cell proliferation and hypertrophy in a. the epiphysis.
- the epiphyseal line.
- the dense bone.
- the epiphyseal plate.
- the spongy bone.
- Osteoclasts are most closely related, by common descent, to a. osteoprogenitor cells.
- osteogenic cells.
- The walls between cartilage lacunae break down in the zone of a. cell proliferation.
- reserve cartilage.
- bone deposition.
- cell hypertrophy.
- Which of these is not an effect of PTH?
- rise in blood phosphate level b. reduction of calcium excretion c. increased intestinal calcium absorption d. increased number of osteoclasts e. increased calcitriol synthesis
- A child jumps to the ground from the top of a playground "jungle gym." His leg bones do not shatter mainly because they contain a. an abundance of glycosaminoglycans.
- young, resilient osteocytes.
- an abundance of calcium phosphate.
- collagen fibers.
- hydroxyapatite crystals.
- One long bone meets another at its a. diaphysis.
- epiphyseal plate.
- Calcitriol is made from a. calcitonin.
- One sign of osteoporosis is a. osteosarcoma.
- a Colles fracture.
- Calcium phosphate crystallizes in bone as a mineral called_.
- Osteocytes contact each other through channels called_in the bone matrix.
- A bone increases in diameter only by
_growth, the addition of new surface osteons.
14. Seed crystals of hydroxyapatite form only when the levels of calcium and phosphate in the tissue fluid exceed the_.
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15. A calcium deficiency called can cause death by suffocation.
16 ._are cells that secrete collagen and stimulate calcium phosphate deposition.
- The most active form of vitamin D, produced mainly by the kidneys,
- The most common bone disease is
- The transitional region between epiphyseal cartilage and the primary marrow cavity of a young bone is called the_.
- A pregnant, poorly nourished woman may suffer a softening of the bones called .
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