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Chapter 6


1) what are the seven important functions of the bones : support protection movement mineral and growth factor storage blood cell formation fat storage hormone production
2) what are the four shapes of the bones : Long- longer than they are wide short- cube-shaped bones (wrist and ankle) and sesamoid bones (patella) Flat- Thin, flat, slightly curved Irregular- complicated shapes
3) Are bones considered organs : Yes because they contain different types of tissues
4) what are the three levels of structure of the bone : gross microscopic chemical
5) what is compact bone : dense outer layer on every bone that appears smooth and solid. part of the gross anatomy
Created on: 11/7/2018
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