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The Biology of Bone

Adam K. Huttenlocker, Holly N. Woodward and Brian K. Hall

in Bone Histology of Fossil Tetrapods

Published by University of California Press

Published in print March 2013 | ISBN: 9780520273528
Published online September 2013 | e-ISBN: 9780520955110 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1525/california/9780520273528.003.0002
The Biology of Bone

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This chapter examines the biology of bone, covering the hierarchical structure of bone; osteogenesis and modes of ossification; and the early evolution of vertebrate bone tissue-types.

Keywords: bones; osteogenesis; ossification; vertebrate bone

Chapter.  7593 words.  Illustrated.

Subjects: Palaeontology

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