Bone Tissue

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Bone growth in length is called:

Epiphyseal growth

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What is the function of the collagen fibers and other organic molecules found in bone?

Flexibility

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Bone resorption involves increased activity of

Osteoclasts

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The replacement of a cartilage framework with bone is known as

Endochondral ossification.

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The growth of bone is controlled primarily by

Hormones

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Spongy bone differs from compact bone because spongy bone:

Is composed of trabeculae that are oriented along lines of stress.

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The membrane that covers bone and consists of connective tissue, osteogenic cells, and osteoblasts; is essential for bone growth, repair, and nutrition.

Periosteum

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Thick bundles of collagen that extend from the periosteum into the bone extracellular matrix to attach the periosteum to the underlying bone. Also called Sharpey's fibers.

Perforating fibers

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Formation of bone. Also called osteogenesis.

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