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What are the two possible methods of osteogenesis

Intramembranous (flat bones) and endochondral (intracartilaginous) (long bones )


In endochondral (intracartilaginous) ossification, where are the centers of ossification located

Diaphysis and two epiphyses


Lengthening of long bones occurs in what area

Outer growth plate (epiphyseal side of the plate)


What are two different types of growth plates? Give example

Traction (olecranon, calcaneus); Compression (most of the rest)