Bone Cytology
Diseases and Conditons
Bone Anatomy
Terms
Miscellaneous

100

Mature bones cells found in lacunae.
What is osteocytes?

100

The condition that produces a reduction in bone mass sufficient to compromise normal function
What is osteoporosis?

100

Region where cartilage is replaced by bone
What is metaphysis?

100

The region known as the metaphysis

100

the production of the calcification of cartilage
calcified cartilage

200

Giant multinucleated cells involved in the process of osteolysis
What are osteoclasts?

200

its the most frequent fracture of the radius when ice skaters brace their fall.
What is Colle's fracture?

200

Bones forming the roof of the skull and the scapula
What are flat bones?

200

The process of replacing other tissues with bone.
What is ossification?

200

This substance resembling a network of bony struts separated by spaces, normally fills spongy or cancellous bone.
What is bone marrow?

300

The most abundant bone cell type
What are osteocytes?

300

A disease that is result of vitamin D3 deficiency
What is Rickets?

300

Bones found near joints at knee,hands,and feet
What is a sesamoid bone?

300

The small struts that grow outwards during intramembranous ossification.
What is spicules?

300

The major factor determining the size and proportion of the body.
What is the growth of the skeleton?

400

The process of osteoblasts differentiating within embryonic connective tissue
What is intramembranous ossification?

400

Fracture that occurs at the ankle and affects both bones of the lower leg and is identified primarily by dislocation.
What is a Potts Fracture?

400

The expanded region of a long bone consisting of spongy bone.
What is the epiphysis?

400

The basic functional unit of compact bone that is also called the osteon.
What is a Havergian system?

400

Type of bone found where stresses arrive from a limited range of directions.
What is compact bone?

500

Bone cells that regulate calcium and phosphate concentration in body fluids
What are osteoclasts?

500

A fracture in which bone fragments into several pieces.
What is a comminuted fracture?

500

The type of cartilage that covers the epiphysis.
What is articular or hyaline cartilage?

500

The process during which bones begin development as cartilage models and the cartilage is later replaced by bone.
What is endochondral ossification?

500

Growth hormone from the pituitary gland and thyroxine from the thyroid gland maintain normal bone growth in this structure.
What is epiphyseal plates?