Histology of Bone - BM5 NLM1

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1. The lamellar tissue that makes up cortical bone is arranged in Haversian Systems/Osteons. What are Osteons?

  • Parallel cylindrical units composed of central 'Volkmann's canals' surrounded by concentric osetoblasts
  • Parallel cylindrical units composed of central 'Volkmann's canals' surrounded by concentric osetocytes
  • Parallel cylindrical units composed of central 'Haversion canals' surrounded by concentric osetocytes
  • Parallel cylindrical units composed of central 'Haversion canals' surrounded by concentric osetoblasts
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2. Which of the following is an example of a short bone?

  • Vertebrae
  • Carpals
  • Sternum
  • Metatarsals

3. What covers the surfaces of trabeculae?

  • Osteocytes
  • Endosteum
  • Osteoclasts
  • Periosteum

4. What is the main function of the inorganic minerals in the bone ECM?

  • Causes generation of Osteoblasts
  • Causes generation of Osteoclasts
  • Binds to and mineralises the Osteoid
  • Causes generation of Osteocytes

5. Which of the following stimulates activity of Osteoclasts?

  • Parathyroid hormone
  • Calmodulin
  • Thyroid hormone
  • Calcitonin

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