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Hole's Human Anatomy & Physiology, 9/e
David Shier, Washtenaw Community College
Ricki Lewis, The University at Albany
Jackie Butler, Grayson County Community College

Skeletal System

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Bone
(http://www.kumc.edu/instruction/medicine/anatomy/histoweb/bone/bone.htm)

Visit this site for information on specific topics on bone and bone development.
Question: A. What is the epiphyseal growth plate?
B. What is the Haversian canal?
Bone Formation and Cartilage
(http://www.geocities.com/HotSprings/Spa/3430/osteoben.htm)

This site serves as an excellent review of bone formation and resorption.
Question: What is an osteoblast?
Bone Growth and Development
(http://georgia.ncl.ac.uk/VitaminD/BoneGD.html)

This site provides the user with information on the growth and development of bone.
Question: What is the role of vitamin D in bone growth and development?
Medical Self-Care Broken Bones
(http://healthy.net/LIBRARY/Books/Healthyself/brokenbones.htm)

This site includes helpful information on the care of broken bones.
Question: What is a greenstick fracture?
Osteoporosis and Calcium
(http://www.health-science.com/calcium.htm)

This site introduces the user to the role of calcium in osteoporosis.
Question: What are the chemical components of bone?