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    Analyze the bone remodeling process and the minerals involved in that process. Distinguish among the twelve common bone markings and provide examples of in which bones and locations those markings are found. Condyle- it is a large rounded prominence fitting into a fossa. This type of bone marking is a process that forms joints forming i.e. the medial condyle of the femur (Mid Lands Tech, 2016). Crest- it is slightly risen with protruded ridges. This type of bone marking is a process to attach…

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    Objectives  The composition of bone  The structure of a long bone  Classifying the types of joint found in the body  Description of synovial joint  How joint operates  How two different systems communicate for normal functioning of a joint  Description of a disease involving the musculoskeletal system  A case study of a primary piece of research regarding the disease/condition  A conclusion and Recommendation  Diagrams The Composition Of Bone The bones are made up of several…

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    A disease is an illness or sickness with specific, well-defined symptoms that affects a person, plant or animal. One disease in particular that affects at least 25,000 people every year in the United States is osteogenesis imperfecta. Osteogenesis imperfecta, or more commonly known as “brittle bone disease” is a rare genetic disorder characterized by bones that break easily generally from little or no apparent cause. Although some cases of osteogenesis imperfecta (OI) are not as severe as…

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    Intramembranous bone formation, also known as ossification, is how flat bones develop from mesenchyme tissue. In this method of bone formation, there are four major steps in the developing process. In the first step, the ossification center forms by osteoblasts. These osteoblasts are created from stem cells within the mesenchyme that specialize. In the second step the osteoblasts from the ossification center produce proteins make up the osteoid. After the osteoid if formed it will combine with…

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    Osteoporosis is also known as the thinning of bones. The medical definition is a disease which weaken the bones overtime.Osteoporosis can happen to anyone but many women are at a higher risk than men.;Especially women who are just getting through their menopause stage.Osteoporosis affects the body in many ways. For instance the bones are weak so you need to find ways to stay healthy and take care of yourself. It can be really easy to break a bone.Spinal problems is a huge issue when it comes to…

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    Osteomyelitis is an infection of bone, bone marrow, and surrounding tissue. The condition can affect any age group but in different ways. Red bone marrow of long bones is typically targeted in children because yellow bone marrow replaces red bone marrow in adults (Bires, Kerr, & George, 2015). Adults usually are introduced to foreign organisms directly through trauma or surgery. Plain radiography, computed tomography (CT), magnetic resonance imaging (MRI), nuclear medicine, and ultrasound all…

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    The maintenance of skeletal muscle mass and metabolic capacity is extremely important for human health and quality of life (Wolfe RR 2006). Skeletal muscle has distinct metabolic and contractile properties that can be influenced by nutrients uptake, microenvironment, and contractile activity. Plasticity and heterogeneity have also been shown to be hallmarks of skeletal muscle as shown by muscle morphology, fiber type, and oxidative capacity. Age, disuse, fasting and various degenerative diseases…

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    Osteoporosis Case Study

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    Osteoporosis is a condition in which the rate of new bone made does not match the levels of bone being broken down. The condition is caused by a range of factors in which effects the levels of new bones made. There are a range of factors that cause Osteoporosis, these are Estrogen: If the level of estrogen drops then bone loss accelerates and can lead to Osteoporosis. Having both ovaries removed in a process known as bilateral oophorectomy, results in low bone density. In the case of males,…

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    In its most recent season, Grey’s Anatomy presented an episode in which a married couple, joyfully expecting a child, discovers that their baby has a condition known as Osteogenesis Imperfecta (OI) type II. OI is a congenital condition also known as the brittle bone disease, and as the name says it all, it means that the bones of the body experience severe fractures. Due to the severity of the fractures, fetuses diagnosed with OI type II die within a matter of weeks due to cardiac and…

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    The human body has two hundred six bones that make up around fifteen percent of all body weight. They are vital for a body’s regular activities, so it can be very devastating when the bone is harmed from disease or injury. Many have suggested some factors that contribute to the harming of bone, but one of the most prevalent ones is caffeine. The purpose of this paper is to describe the anatomy of the human bone, discuss the health of bones, and show caffeine’s effect on the calcium in bones…

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