Essays Tagged: "bone growth"

Achondroplasia (a form of dwarfism).

on form of short-limbed dwarfism. It is a chondodystrophy in which the development of cartilage and bone is disturbed. The disorder occurs in approximately one out of every 10,000 births (Gale Encyclo ... nd means "without cartilage formation", although people with the disorder do have cartilage. Normal bone growth depends on the production of cartilage, a fibrous connective tissue. Over time, calcium ...

(6 pages) 44 0 5.0 Jun/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Diseases

Bone Growth

Bone Growth By Tina Cook Bones grow with the epiphysis plate, something like endocho ... ocated in region next to diathesis will age. The osteo blasts now move in and ossify matrix to form bone. When cartilage growth cease in the early twenties, the ephehyseal plate completely ossifies on ... in the early twenties, the ephehyseal plate completely ossifies only an epiphyseal line remains and bone will not grow in length. The growth of a bone depends on the ovaries and testes of someone. The ...

(1 pages) 1671 1 3.0 Apr/2005

Subjects: Science Essays > Chemistry

Larks and Owls

e daytime, sleepy at night, and hungry when we habitually eat. Besides, "it controls cell division, bone growth, and other basic body maintenance". Therefore, the tick and tock of our body clocks hold ...

(6 pages) 21 0 0.0 Feb/2007

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology

Alkaline Phosphatase

A/min.Introduction: Alkaline Phosphatase: Alkaline Phosphatase is an enzyme that comes from liver, bone, placenta, and intestine. This enzyme hydrolyses phosphate esters, is secreted into the serum b ... e serum by osteoblasts and is used as a diagnostic marker for increased metabolic activity. Growing bones need alkaline phosphatase. Any condition of bone growth will cause alkaline phosphatase levels ...

(6 pages) 20 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Science Essays > Chemistry

Osteoporosis

Osteoporosis is a disease that affects a person's bone mass and increases the deterioration of bone tissue causing bones to become fragile and prone t ... increases the deterioration of bone tissue causing bones to become fragile and prone to breakages. Bone is a form of connective tissue that is made of collagen, a protein that provides elasticity and ... ective tissue that is made of collagen, a protein that provides elasticity and calcium, which makes bones hard. Bones are constantly growing with osteoclasts breaking down and reabsorbing old bone and ...

(3 pages) 21 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Diseases

Steroids

r chemistry" (Carroll 33). Now, anabolic steroids are used therapeutically in medicine to stimulate bone growth and appetite, induce male puberty, and treat chronic wasting conditions, such as cancer ...

(6 pages) 19 0 0.0 Mar/2009

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Sports