- 6.1: Which is a function of the skeletal system? (a) support, (b) hemato...
- 6.2: A bone with approximately the same width, length, and height is mos...
- 6.3: The shaft of a long bone is properly called the (a) epiphysis, (b) ...
- 6.4: Sites of hematopoiesis include all but (a) red marrow cavities of s...
- 6.5: An osteon has (a) a central canal carrying blood vessels, (b) conce...
- 6.6: The organic portion of matrix is important in providing all but (a)...
- 6.7: The flat bones of the skull develop from (a) areolar tissue, (b) hy...
- 6.8: The remodeling of bone is a function of which cells? (a) chondrocyt...
- 6.9: Bone remodeling in adults is regulated and directed mainly by (a) g...
- 6.10: Where within the epiphyseal plate are the dividing cartilage cells ...
- 6.11: Wolffs law is concerned with (a) calcium homeostasis of the blood, ...
- 6.12: Formation of the bony callus in fracture repair is followed by (a) ...
- 6.13: The fracture type in which the bone ends are incompletely separated...
- 6.14: The disorder in which bones are porous and thin but bone compositio...
- 6.15: Compare bone to cartilage tissue relative to its resilience, speed ...
- 6.16: Describe in proper sequence the events of endochondral ossification.
- 6.17: Osteocytes residing in lacunae of osteons of healthy compact bone a...
- 6.18: As we grow, our long bones increase in diameter, but the thickness ...
- 6.19: Describe the process of new bone formation in an adult bone. Use th...
- 6.20: Compare and contrast controls of bone remodeling exerted by hormone...
- 6.21: (a) During what period of life does skeletal mass increase dramatic...
- 6.22: Yolanda is asked to review a bone slide that her professor has set ...
Solutions for Chapter 6: Bones and Skeletal Tissues
Full solutions for Human Anatomy & Physiology | 9th Edition
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Very level area of the deep-ocean floor, usually lying at the foot of the continental rise.
The area of active erosion on the outside of a meander.
A term used to describe plutons that cut across existing rock structures, such as bedding planes.
The land area that contributes water to a stream.
An instrument used to determine the depth of water by measuring the time interval between emission of a sound signal and the return of its echo from the bottom.
A negatively charged subatomic particle that has a negligible mass and is found outside an atom’s nucleus.
The washing-out of fine soil components from the horizon by downward-percolating water.
A star that varies in brightness.
The tidal current associated with the increase in the height of the tide.
A measure of the degree of earthquake shaking at a given locale based on the amount of damage.
The nightly downslope winds commonly encountered in mountain valleys.
A time period based on the revolution of the Moon around Earth with respect to the stars.
The cloud of interstellar gas and/or dust from which the bodies of our solar system formed.
A classification of a star according to the characteristics of its spectrum.
One of the three main categories of meteorites. This group, as the name implies, is a mixture of iron and silicate minerals.
A long, narrow zone where one lithospheric plate descends beneath another.
An exploding star that increases in brightness many thousands of times.
Soils that form on unconsolidated deposits.
A star that has exhausted most or all of its nuclear fuel and has collapsed to a very small size; believed to be near its final stage of evolution.
The solstice that occurs on December 21–22 in the Northern Hemisphere and on June 21–22 in the Southern Hemisphere.