Histology of Bone - BM5 NLM1

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1. Where are Osteoclasts located?

  • On the rough segments of the Periosteum
  • On the inner bone surfaces of eroded sites (Howship's lacunae)
  • On the smooth segments of the Periosteum
  • On the outer bone surfaces of eroded sites
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2. Which of the following is a good source of red marrow?

  • Scaphoid
  • Mastoid process
  • Sternum
  • 2nd Metatarsal

3. Which of the following is an example of an irregular bone?

  • Femur
  • Fibula
  • Hyoid
  • Skull bones

4. What is the main role of Osteocytes?

  • To form lacunae
  • To explode spontaneously
  • To maintain the bone ECM
  • To differentiate into Osteoblasts

5. What is the role of canaliculi?

  • To allow Osteocytes to communicate with Osteoprogenitor cells
  • To keep neighbouring Osteocytes in contact via gap junctions
  • To provide felxibility to the ECM
  • To provide rigidity to the ECM

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