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Bone structure and function

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This topic begins with the primary functions of bone and explores the structure, showcasing anatomical images of the femur as an example. A diagrammatical overview of a bone cross-section is shown and bone structure is explored by describing the bone matrix and its composition along with its functions. A brief overview of the different types of bone cells and their relevant functions are highlighted.

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bone | femur | anatomy | matrix | osteoprogenitors | osteoblasts | osteocytes | cartilage | ukoer | ooer | medev | Anatomy | Biological Sciences | Medicine and Dentistry | Subjects allied to Medicine | SAFETY | Students | Institutions | Teaching | UK EL09 = SCQF 9 | Ordinary degree | NICAT 6 | CQFW 6 | NVQ 5 | SVQ 5 | Ordinary degree | Graduate certific | dentistry | A000

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Bone structure and function

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This topic begins with an introduction to the primary functions of bone. A labelled diagram of the femur bone and bone matrix is included. The different types of osteoprogenitor cells are described (e.g. osteoclasts) and an Electron Microscope (EM) image is shown.

Subjects

bone | femur | endosteum | osteoblast | osteocytes | osteoclasts | ukoer | ooer | medev | Medicine and Dentistry | Subjects allied to Medicine | SAFETY | UK EL10 = SCQF 10 | Honours degree | Graduate diploma | Learning | Teaching | Institutions | Students | dentistry | A000

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Bone structure and function

Description

This topic begins with the primary functions of bone and explores its structure in detail, showcasing anatomical images of the femur as an example. A diagrammatical overview of a bone cross-section is shown and bone structure is further explored by describing the bone matrix and its composition in detail along with its various functions. The different types of bone cells and their relevant functions are highlighted with diagrams and an electron micrograph (osteoprogenitors, osteoblasts and osteocytes). This topic also includes a brief overview of the fracture healing process. This learning object is from UKEC: Higher Education, HE2, Medicine

Subjects

bones | femurs | endosteum | anatomy | matrix | osteoprogenitors | osteoblasts | osteocytes | fractures | electron micrograph | ukoer | ooer | medev | Anatomy | Biological Sciences | Medicine and Dentistry | Subjects allied to Medicine | SAFETY | UK EL07 = SCQF 7 | Higher Certificate | NICAT 4 | CQFW 4 | NVQ 4 | Advanced Higher | SVQ 4 | HN Certificate | UK EL08 = SCQF 8 | Higher Diploma | NICAT 5 | CQFW 5 | HN Diploma | Diploma in HE | UK EL09 = SCQF 9 | Ordinary degree | NICAT 6 | CQFW 6 | NVQ 5 | SVQ 5 | Ordinary degree | Graduate certific | UK EL10 = SCQF 10 | Honours degree | Graduate diploma | Teaching | Learning | Design and delivery of programmes | dentistry | A000

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Attribution-Share Alike 2.0 UK: England & Wales Attribution-Share Alike 2.0 UK: England & Wales http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/2.0/uk/ http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/2.0/uk/

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