Flashcards in Histology: Bone Deck (13):
Long shaft of bone
Ends of the bone
What are osteoprogenitor cells derived from?
Undergo mitosis and develop
Bone forming cells found on the surface of bone
Do osteoblasts have mitotic ability?
Mature bone cells derived from osteoblasts that do not secrete matrix but exchange nutrients and waste
Bone resorbing cells that work on growth, maintenance an bone repair
When does cartilage formation and ossification occur in the embryo?
- Flat bones of the skull and mandible are formed in this way
- “Soft spots” that help the fetal skull pass through the birth canal later become ossified forming the skull
- The replacement of cartilage by bone
- Most bones of the body are formed in this way including long bones
Growth of a bone by addition of bone tissue to its surface