- Explain and describe why the bone sample soaked in vinegar and the bone sample that was cooked had their specific characteristics. What features did you find unique about the bone marrow specimen?
- Briefly, in your own words, describe the process of longitudinal bone growth including the role of the epiphyseal plate. How is the epiphyseal plate used to determine if an individual is still growing or not?
- In your own words, explain the concept of Wolf’s law and how it is related to bone homeostasis and osteoporosis?
The process of bone repair when there is a fracture is a four-step process that starts with a formation of a hematoma and finishes with bone remodeling. What factors can impede and improve the process of bone repair? Please provide at least two factors for each (impeding and improving) and explain how it impacts the process