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What are the two possible methods of osteogenesis

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

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

Diaphysis and two epiphyses

2

Lengthening of long bones occurs in what area

Outer growth plate (epiphyseal side of the plate)

3

What are two different types of growth plates? Give example

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