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Activity 3E: Blaster/Claster Wheel - Abnormal

Students will examine the impact of "disordered coupling" when the work of osteoblasts and osteoclasts are not in balance. Two additional wheels show the difference in bone remodeling phase events when osteoblast activity is decreased or when osteoclast activity is excessive. 

 
Keywords: 

Bone, micro-anatomy, disordered coupling, osteoporosis, bone remodeling, unbalanced, cycle, sequencing, osteoblast, bone mineral density, Venn diagram

 

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Activity Code: 
3E
Unit Reference: 
Give Your Bones A Break
Lesson Reference: 
Lesson 3: Anatomy of Living Bone