Chapter 6: The Skeletal System. Review game. Where in the bones are lipids stored?. Yello w bone marrow, Medullary cavity. Name one example of a long bone. Femur, Humerus , Phalanges…. What kind of bones are skull bones?. Flat bones. What are mature bone cells called?. Osteocytes.
Yellow bone marrow, Medullary cavity
Femur, Humerus, Phalanges…
When it is subjected to stress from a limited range of directions
Near joints at the knee, hands and feet
Release Ca & phosphates into the blood stream
Bones, Kidneys & Intestines
Support, Storage, Blood cell formation, Protection, Leverage
Long, Short, Flat, Irregular, Sesamoid, Sutural
Early production of sex hormones results in a premature close in the growth plates.
Some cancers cause the release of osteoclast-activating factor, leading to osteoporosis.
Bones begin to lose mass more rapidly with age.