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Bone Properties

Bones consist mainly of _______ _______, _______ _______, _______, and _______ calcium carbonate, calcium phosphate, collagen, water
About 60% to 70% of bone weight is made up of _______ _______ and _______ _______. calcium carbonate and calcium phosphate
_______ makes up about 25% to 30% if bone weight. Water
_______ is lost with age thus reducing the flexibility and strength of bone. Collagen
Cancellous bone is found underneath cortical bone. (True or False) True
Cancellous bone is harder and more compact than cortical bone. (True or False) False
Cortical bone is spongy and more porous than cancellous bone. (True or False) False
Cortical bone can withstand greater strain but less stress than cancellous bone. (True or False) False
_______ Law states that bone will adapt to the loads it is placed under. Wolff's
Created by: pamela_nicholas



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