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Anatomy and Physiology

Biology

Quiz 6 :

Bones and Skeletal Tissues

Quiz 6 :

Bones and Skeletal Tissues

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Which of the following glands or organs produces hormones that tend to decrease blood calcium levels?
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C

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Ossification of the ends of long bones .
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B

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Factors in preventing or delaying)osteoporosis include _.
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B

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Normal bone formation and growth are dependent on the adequate intake of .
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Bones are covered and lined by a protective tissue called periosteum.The inner osteogenic)layer consists primarily of _ .
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What are the small spaces in bone tissue that are holes in which osteocytes live called?
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Spongy bones are made up of a framework called .
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Lengthwise,long bone growth during infancy and youth is exclusively through .
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The universal loss of mass seen in the skeleton,which begins about the age of 40,_ .
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Bones are constantly undergoing resorption for various reasons.Which of the following cells accomplishes this process?
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The process of bones increasing in width is known as .
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In some cases the epiphyseal plate of the long bones of children closes too early.What might be the cause?
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What is the structural unit of compact bone?
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Yellow bone marrow contains a large percentage of .
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Which hormone increases osteoclast activity to release more calcium ions into the bloodstream?
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In the epiphyseal plate,cartilage grows .
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The cell responsible for secreting the matrix of bone is the .
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A fracture in the shaft of a bone would be a break in the _ _.
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What can a deficiency of growth hormone during bone formation cause?
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For intramembranous ossification to take place,which of the following is necessary?
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