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Mesh term Bone Development

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Musculoskeletal Development


The growth and development of bones from fetus to adult. It includes two principal mechanisms of bone growth: growth in length of long bones at the epiphyseal cartilages and growth in thickness by depositing new bone (OSTEOGENESIS) with the actions of OSTEOBLASTS and OSTEOCLASTS.

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Calcification, Physiologic
Maxillofacial Development

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