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Anatomy Weeks 1-5

What is the most common type of bone cartilage? Hyaline
What type of fibers are present in all three types of cartilage? Collagenous
What are osteoblasts? Small cells that synthesize and secrete an organic matrix called osteoid.
What are osteoclasts? Giant multinuclerate cells that are responsible for the active erosion of bone minerals.
What are osteocytes? Mature, nondividing osteoblasts that have become surrounded by matrix and now lie within lacunac.
What are the three type of cartilage? Hylaine cartilage, elastic cartilage, and fibrocartilage
What are the 5 major types of bones? Long bones, short bones, flat bones, irregular bones, and sesamoid bones
What are the cell layers of the epidermis? Stratum basale, stratum spinosum, stratum granulosum, stratum lucidum, and stratum corneum
What contributes to giving us our skin color? Melanin, beta-carotene, lipofuscin, and hemoglobin
What are the four types of tissue? Epithelial tissue, connective tissue, muscle tissue, and nervous tissue
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