The four major anatomical classifications of bones are long, short, flat, and irregular. Which category has the least amount of spongy bone relative to its total volume?
What differences between compact and spongy bone can be seen with the naked eye?
What is the function of the periosteum?
Trace the route taken by nutrients through the bone, starting with the periosteum and ending with an osteocyte in a lacuna.
Calcium salts form the bulk of the inorganic material in bone. What is the function of the calcium salts?
Baking removes _______________ from bone. Soaking bone in acid removes _________________.
Compare and contrast events occurring on the epiphyseal and diaphyseal faces of the epiphyseal plate?