MINERALIZED TISSUES   :AN INTRODUCTION TO THE SKELETON
Functions of Mineralized Tissues
Structure of Bone
Histology of Bone Tissue                                    Osteoblast          Bone                                   Cho...
CALCIFICATION             synthesize                         aggregateFibroblast                Collagen (fibril)         ...
Compact Bone
Spongy Bone
Dentin and Aspidin (Acellular Bone)
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Mineralized Tissues

  1. 1. MINERALIZED TISSUES :AN INTRODUCTION TO THE SKELETON
  2. 2. Functions of Mineralized Tissues
  3. 3. Structure of Bone
  4. 4. Histology of Bone Tissue Osteoblast Bone Chondroblast Cartilage Scleroblast Odontoblast Dentin Mesenchyme Ameloblast Enamel Fibroblast Collagen Myoblast Muscle Cells
  5. 5. CALCIFICATION synthesize aggregateFibroblast Collagen (fibril) Collagen fibers form into wovencompact network of dense connective tissue Collagen bundles mineralizationCartilage and bone formation* Bone’s hardness – depends on the crystallized inorganic mineral salts flexibility – depends on its collagen fibers
  6. 6. Compact Bone
  7. 7. Spongy Bone
  8. 8. Dentin and Aspidin (Acellular Bone)
  9. 9.

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