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Importance of chondrocytes in endochondral ossification

undergo hypertrophy to increase cartilage size

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Function of langerhans cells

for immune responses

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provides stability to the cell membrane

cholesterol

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changes an organism undergoes through time

development

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Anatomical term which means farther from the attachment of a limb

distal

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anatomical term for anterior part of elbow

antecubital

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Fontanel intermediate to parietal and Occipital bones

Posterior Fontanel

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Known as "little lake"

lacunae

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sesamoid bone in wrist

pisiform

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condition of the weakening of bones in adults

osteomalacia

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Fairly rare type of epithelium that has a mainly protective function

Stratified columnar and cuboidal epithelium

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Tendency of solutes to move from area of higher concentration to area of lower concentration

Diffusion

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Organelle which appears only in mitosis

Centrioles

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An example of non-carbohydrate source from which glucose is produced through the process of gluconeogenesis

Amino Acid

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Epiglottis and pinna is made of this kind of cartilage

Elastic cartilage

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Divides body into equal left and right portion

midsagittal

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Most abundant electrolyte in the interstitial space

sodium

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Function in ATP generation

mitochondria

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Which body system carries out the physical and chemical breakdown of food and absorption of nutrients

digestive system

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Anatomical term for hip

coxal

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Kind of response which reverses an original stimulus

Negative Feedback Mechanism

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Stage in mitosis where centromeres of chromatid pairs line up at the center of the mitotic spindle

metaphase

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only cell in the body with flagella

sperm

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process of bone formation

ossification

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tissue from which all other connective tissue eventually rise

mesenchyme

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Active form of vitamin D; raises blood calcium levels by increasing absorption of calcium from digestive tract

calcitriol

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A layer of hyaline cartilage in the area between the shaft and end of a growing bone

Epiphyseal plate

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Short microtubular structures extending from plasma membrane and involved in movement of materials along the cell's suface

cilia

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Type of endocytosis in which large solid particles are taken in

Phagocytosis

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Superficial region of the dermis; composed of areolar connective tissue

papillary layer