Essays Tagged: "Cartilage"

The rise in the new herbal remedy Glucosamine.

e is present in most human tissues, and is therefore thought to promote the formation and repair of cartilage. It has been studied for close to four decades now, originating in Germany in the late 196 ... ing glucosamine to non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs. Because of its functions in the repair of cartilage and such, dating back to birth of its findings, glucosamine has been continually related a ...

(3 pages) 36 1 3.0 May/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine

The Skeletal System

The skeletal system is made up mostly of bone it also consists of tendons, ligaments and cartilage, which are arranged into a solid, rigid, structure that supports and protects our body. Bo ... nes but also tendons, which connect muscles to bone, and ligaments, which connect bone to bone, and cartilage. Cartilage "both resembles and differs from bone." ( Marieb ) Cartilage is much more flexi ... and differs from bone." ( Marieb ) Cartilage is much more flexible than bone. The two main types of cartilage are hyaline cartilage and fibrocartilage. Hyaline cartilage is glass like in appearance an ...

(9 pages) 168 0 4.7 Mar/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology > Human Biology

Review of Osteochondritis Dessicans in Horses

under this general term is Osteochondritis Dessicans (OCD) where a flap develops from the articular cartilage due to failure of cartilage to be properly converted into bone. It usually only affects yo ... joints at the same time.2 DevelopmentIn young growing horses, skeletal bones initially develop from cartilage, starting in the foetus and continuing after birth through to maturity. During development ...

(11 pages) 32 0 5.0 Jun/2004

Subjects: Science Essays

Bone Growth

thing like endochondral ossification. Endochondral Ossification involves the replacement of hyaline cartilage with bony tissue. The cartilage located in the same region of the epiphysis plate next to ... egion 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 only an epiph ...

(1 pages) 1661 1 3.0 Apr/2005

Subjects: Science Essays > Chemistry

Fetal pig.

disposing factors for physeal and joint lesions. The youngest age when lesions develop, the primary cartilage defect, pathogenesis of lesions, and causes are not established. The purpose of the presen ... was the definitive technique for detection of lesions. Histochemistry included the demonstration of cartilage proteoglycans, mineral radicals, and collagen.Lesions were in 12 of 21 pigs at 1 day of ag ...

(2 pages) 22 1 3.0 Jan/2006

Subjects: Science Essays > Zoology

Osgood Schlatter's disease

ow the basic anatomy of the knee. As with the other joints of the body, the knee consists of bones, cartilage, ligaments, tendons, and muscles. There are 4 main bones of the knee. These bones are the ... he knee. These bones are the femur, fibula, tibia, and patella. In addition to these bones there is cartilage located between the femur and tibia. The main muscle groups of the knee contain the hamstr ...

(11 pages) 26 0 5.0 Jan/2007

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Diseases

Marfan Syndrome

weakens the connective tissue of the body; so as a result, many structures (tendons, ligaments, and cartilage) are not as stiff as they should be. The weakening of the connective tissue is caused by a ...

(5 pages) 19 0 5.0 Jun/2007

Subjects: Science Essays > Genetics & Genome Projects


constituting three major subtypes: Sarcomas - from connective and supportive tissue, such as bone, cartilage, nerve, blood vessel, muscle, and fat.Carcinomas, - include the most frequently occurring ...

(17 pages) 60 0 3.0 Sep/2001

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Diseases

Biology And Fish

Agnatha Lamprey, Hagfish Jaw-less, cartilage, unpaired fins, parasitic, exothermic.Chondrichthyes Sharks, Rays, Skates ...

(1 pages) 16 0 5.0 Oct/2001

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology


was in the form of hydrochloride derived from shellfish and the chondroitin was derived from bovine cartilage sources. The reader wanted to know if it mattered whether he or she took the glucosamine i ...

(2 pages) 8 0 0.0 Sep/2001

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine


or mammal. Did you know that Sharks don't have a bone in their body? Their skeletons are made up of cartilage. Cartilage is a tough material that is easier to bend than a bone.As I was observing the s ...

(1 pages) 506 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology

Microscopic Structure of the mammalian gaseous exchange system

to investigate deep in the bone the skin must be first cut off without damaging the tendons and the cartilage beneath. Also, I would expect the trotter might be damaged when it is sliced away from the ... ssorstweezerstrayConclusion and Discussionthe articulating surface of the joints are the articulate cartilage which serves to enable smooth articulation of joint surfaces, and to withstand compressive ...

(1 pages) 1048 0 3.0 Oct/2008

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology


chondria came from two words; "Hypo" and "Khondros." Hypo means "under" and khondros means that the cartilage that binds the ribs together. Levine tells that 2500 years ago, it was assumed that this a ...

(6 pages) 30 0 5.0 Dec/2008

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology > Human Biology

The Iliofemoral joint

acementThe Iliofemoral joint are formed by the ends of two or more bones connected by tissue called cartilage. Healthy cartilage serves as a protective cushion, allowing smooth, low-friction movement ... ilage serves as a protective cushion, allowing smooth, low-friction movement of the joint. When the cartilage becomes damaged by disease or injury, the tissues around the joint become inflamed, causin ...

(3 pages) 5 0 5.0 Dec/2008

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology > Human Biology

Vitamin C Lab

or normal growth and development. The body some what relies on vitamin C to form collagen in bones, cartilage, muscle, and blood vessels and aids in the absorption of iron. "Dietary sources of vitamin ...

(3 pages) 3473 0 0.0 Oct/2009

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology

Shark Cruelty

products, such as wallets, bags, their liver oil is being used for your skin and cosmetic products, cartilage ground down for medicines and tablets, jaws for tourists and for show, teeth for jewellery ...

(5 pages) 2 0 0.0 Sep/2013

Subjects: Science Essays > Environmental Science