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Hole's Human Anatomy & Physiology, 9/e
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Skeletal System

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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

This site serves as an excellent review of bone formation and resorption.
Question: What is an osteoblast?
Bone Growth and Development

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

This site includes helpful information on the care of broken bones.
Question: What is a greenstick fracture?
Osteoporosis and Calcium

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