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which part of the bone suffers most compressive forces and what part dissipates it

cortex (lamellar bone) gets the brunt
mataphysis (woven bone) has arranged trabeculae so that they dissipate forces

2

what is wolff law

that form = fct. therefore the development of bones is to fit function only