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1

What is the order of ossification

Resting cartilage
Zone of hyperplasia
Zone of hypertrophy
Zone of ossification
Primary bone

2

What happens in zone of hyperplasia

Chondrocytes go through mitosis

3

What happens in zone of hypertrophy

Chondrocytes enlarge and secrete alkaline phosphotase

4

What happens in zone of ossification

Osteoprogenitors invade, become osteoblasts and calcify matrix

5

How is the primary bone formed

Osteoblasts secreting the osteoid, calcifies to produce secondary bone