Bone Growth & Development Factors: Endochondral Ossification


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The process of forming bone is referred to as _____.

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1. Intramembranous ossification is primarily responsible for forming which bones?

2. Endochondral ossification is responsible for forming all these types of bones EXCEPT _____.

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

On this quiz, you'll be expected to understand what bone ossification is, as well as the two processes used to form bones. As soon as you finish answering the questions, you'll receive your quiz scores.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Use this worksheet and quiz to review the following:

  • The term for the process of forming bones
  • Intramembranous ossification
  • Endochondral ossification
  • The term for a cell that hasn't differentiated
  • What process the epiphyseal plate is involved in

Skills Practiced:

  • Reading comprehension- ensure that you draw the most important information from the related ossification lesson
  • Interpreting information- verify that you can read information regarding bone formation and interpret it correctly
  • Information recall- access the knowledge you've gained regarding the types of ossification and which bones these processes form

Additional Learning

Be sure to review the associated lesson called Bone Growth & Development Factors: Endochondral Ossification for further information. This lesson will help you with the following objectives:

  • Understand how bone ossification occurs
  • Know what calcification is
  • Define terms like periosteum and hyaline cartilage