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Osseus Tissue

Bone structure, growth, histology, ossification

Organic component of bone matrix Collagen
Inorganic component of bone matrix Calcium phosphates (mineral salts or hydroxyapatite)
Mature cells that maintain the cell matrix Osteocytes
Cells that build the bone matrix Osteoblasts
Cells that tear down the bone matrix Osteoclasts
Cells that can diferentiate into either osteoblasts or osteoclasts Osteoprogenitors
"Gooey" material secreted by osteocytes that hardens into bone when combined with calcium phosphate Osteoid
List the 6 functions of the skeletal system. 1)Support-attachment of soft body tissue 2)Movement-Bones act as levers 3)Protection-ex) skull, rib cage 4)Mineral storage-ex)calcium; phosphate 5)Blood cell production-Red bone marrow produces red&white blood cells(hematopoeisis) 6) Energy Storage
Created by: taranorwood