Flashcards in Intramembranous Ossification Deck (8)
the other kind of ossification is?
describe the intramembranous ossification process
osteoblasts will form an osteoid b/w two connective tissue membranes
how is this structurally formed?
unsound due to "island" of soft tissue w/in forming bone
explain the "island" development
happens w/out any cartilaginous model so you are getting island development b/w two membranes. it is kind of UNSTABLE as it is maturing
ossification centers are directed by?
what can be replaced to form compact bone?
intramembraneous ossification creates the
1. ramus of he mandible
2. the body of the mandible
3. the maxilla