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Post by Creative0316 » Fri Dec 23, 2005 2:33 am

Why is such an elaborate system of canals needed in bone more than in cartilage?
· Why is it necessary to have living cells within the Haversian system?
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Re: Bone Questions

Post by Bio-Hazard » Fri Dec 23, 2005 5:59 am

Creative0316 wrote:Why is such an elaborate system of canals needed in bone more than in cartilage?
· Why is it necessary to have living cells within the Haversian system?


How much do you already know about the Haversian system?
How much do you know about nutrients within the skeleton structure?
What about bone?
What are the functions of bone?
What happens when a bone breaks?

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Post by JB » Sun Dec 25, 2005 4:17 am

Bone are used to support our body
Protecting our organs!

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Post by mith » Sun Dec 25, 2005 3:01 pm

More importantly, bones are a resevoir of calcium and take part in regulating blood homeostasis.
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Post by MrMistery » Sun Dec 25, 2005 4:24 pm

The bone has many interesting function that few people know about. For example it is an interesting thing that bones absorb poisonos metals like As when ingested and slowly release them so that they can be excreted safely
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