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Bone Tissue Physiology

  • Ann Marie Kelly
  • Nikolaos K. Paschos
  • Dimitrios Giotis
  • John D. KellyIV
Chapter
Part of the Orthopaedic Study Guide Series book series (ORTHSTUDY)

Abstract

  • Structural support for body and protection of internal organs.

  • Provision of levers for muscles, allowing for movement.

  • Storage of minerals/lipids and regulation of mineral homeostasis and pH balance.

  • Production of blood cells.

Reference

  1. 1.
    Patel A. Bone cells. Orthobullets; 2013.Google Scholar

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Ann Marie Kelly
    • 1
  • Nikolaos K. Paschos
    • 1
    • 2
  • Dimitrios Giotis
    • 1
    • 3
  • John D. KellyIV
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Orthopedic SurgeryUniversity of PennsylvaniaPhiladelphiaUSA
  2. 2.Division of Sports Medicine, Department of Orthopaedic SurgeryBoston Children’s Hospital, Harvard Medical SchoolBostonUSA
  3. 3.Panepistimion Ioanninon, Department of Orthopaedic SurgeryIoanninaGreece

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