Epiphysis Essays

  • Endochondral Ossification Research Paper

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    Endochondral ossification and long bone growth in humans Endochondral ossification is the process in which the embryonic cartilaginous model of most bones, which supplies the longitudinal growth and is slowly replaced by bone. Endochondral ossification allows a growing bone to bare weight during its development. The endochondral process of ossification provides a framework for a more rigid skeletal material. Long bones of the limbs and ribs develop by endochondral ossification. Characteristics of

  • Complex Anatomical Structure

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    The forearm is a complex anatomical structure between the elbow and the wrist that serves an important function of the upper extremity. The forearm consists of two parallel bones, the radius and the ulna. It forms a functional unit that can be considered both as an axis and a non synovial joint (). This “joint” can be best understood in term of two “condyles”, the distal radio-ulnar joint (DRUJ) and the proximal radioulnar joint (PRUJ) (). The capsule of the elbow joint and the annular ligament stabilize

  • Chondroblastoma Case Study

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    INTRODUCTION Chondroblastoma is an uncommon benign tumor accounting for less than 1% of bone tumors. It mainly involves the epiphysis or epimetaphysis of long bones.(1) Chondroblastoma with secondary aneurysmal bone cyst is a rare entity and only 13 cases have been reported in the literature reviewed. Ours is a case of calcaneal chondroblastoma with secondary aneurysmal bone cyst. Only two cases of calcaneal chondroblastoma associated with secondary aneurysmal bone cyst (ABC) has been reported till

  • Essay On Anatomy And Physiology

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    I am doing an assignment on anatomy and physiology. Specifically related to the musculoskeletal system. I am going to investigate the structure and function of different bones and a synovial joint in the body. I will show the relationship between the nervous and musculoskeletal systems. I intend to explore one disease of the musculoskeletal system and find out what it is like to live with said disease and found out how much people really know about it. What is anatomy and physiology? Anatomy:

  • Legg-Calve-Perthes Disease Case Study

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    The radiograph depicts Legg-Calvé-Perthes disease (LCPD) of the left hip. The right hip is not affected. This childhood hip disorder is a result of idiopathic avascular necrosis of the growing bony epiphysis of the femoral head, with boys affected four times more that girls (Texas Scottish Rite Hospital for Children, n.d.). This interruption in blood supply to the bone results in necrosis, and the femoral head become flattened due to weight and pressure placed on the bone during normal physical

  • Case Study: Hormone Replacement Treatment

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    Hormone Replacement Treatment How Effective Is It? Nicole Cilliers 14187494 Lara Tromp Shani de Jager Joni Rice Niccy Poteiter Dunique Swanapoel   DECLARATION Name Student Number: ________________________________________ Name Student Number: ________________________________________ Name Student Number: ________________________________________ Name Student Number: ________________________________________ Name Student Number: ________________________________________

  • Essay On Hyaline Cartilage

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    A human’s body may appear to be a simple form, but nonetheless it is complex with trillions of living organisms working together to keep the individual alive and moving. Many of the composites that keep the individual movements are the cartilages, bones, and joints. Cartilage is divided into three classifications with the same function, but with their own specific functions as well. Bones, which protect the internal organs, are in many different categories based on the appearance of the bones.

  • Why Is Child Labor Bad

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    There is a big international controversy if child labor is good or bad. Dating back to the late 1700’s, child labor has become a huge problem for the safety of children around the world. Children are missing out on the opportunity to learn and be educated because of forced child labor. Furthermore, the conditions that children work in are not safe and are very hazardous to their health and well being. Child labor is not as much of a problem in the United States however, it is a big problem in countries

  • Essay On Tibia

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    Shinbone also called as tibia. Tibia is named for the Greek ‘’aulos’’ a flute that also know as tibia. Tibia is the most common fractured bone in our body and it is the second largest bone next to femur and commonly known as the strongest weight bearing bone of the body. Tibia is classified as a long bone and made out of diaphysis and epiphyses. The diaphysis is the midsection of the tibia while the epiphyses are the 2 rounded edge of the bone. The tibia gather its arterial blood supply from two

  • Function Of The Heart Essay

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    Explain the function of the heart and the structure of arteries, veins and capillaries. Referring to Louise Tucker 5th edition, the heart is an organ that pumps blood through the body via the circulatory system, supplying nutrients and oxygen to the tissues and removing carbon dioxide and other waste products. According to Louise Tucker arteries are thick walled, hollow tubes with a fibrous outer covering, a middle layer of muscle and elastic tissue. The functions of arteries are: • Carry oxygenated

  • Bone Marrow Case Study

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    Historical aspects of bone marrow study- A concise history The oldest known procedure carried out on mankind is that of trepanning. Skulls 8000–10,000 years old showing evidence of medical intervention have been found in Europe, Northern Africa, Asia and New Zealand (Fig 1). This extensive distribution has been attributed to Asiatic origins. Many of these ‘patients’ survived as shown by evidence of healing of their bones (Fig 1). In Peru, from where a large amount of information comes, the procedure

  • Bone Fracture Research Paper

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    INTRODUCTION Fracture is defined as discontinuation of bone meaning the two bones is separated. The range of broken bones can be from a thin crack to a complete break. A crack (not only a break) in the bones is also known as fracture. It can be fracture of crosswise, lengthwise, in several places or into many pieces. Typically, it happens when the bone was subjected to impact of more force or pressure than it can withstand. Commonly, broken bone can happen in childhood and mature and late adulthood

  • Scoliodon Research Paper

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    SCOLIODON The Chondrichthyes are also known as elasmobranchs. They are almost exclusively marine and include sharks, rays, and chimaeras. Scoliodon is an elasmobranch which is marine and is an active swimmer. Scoliodon is widely studied shark all over the world. The genus is represented by nine species, of which four are very common in Indian seas.It is commonly known as the Dog fish. Scoliodon was first discovered and described by Muller and Henle (1837). The genus Scoliodon is characterized by