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Steps that the system goes through from childhood to adulthood to reach 206 bones

What are the steps that the system goes through from childhoo to adulthood to reach 206 bones ?
Asked On : Wed, 11 May 2011
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welcum to healthcaremagic.
there are no protocol or step like to reach 206 bones.
just go for healthy diet .
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Answered: Wed, 11 May 2011
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Hello Darlene,
- Most of the baby bones are comprised of cartilage scaffold( soft mould)which later gets stronger by deposition of calcium and bone forming cells.
- There are growing centers at each ends of the bone called growth plates. These plates keep depositing bone cells and calcium and other minerals.
- They grow longitudinally and horizontally as well. The Bones get stronger with daily activities and stresses borne by them.
-This transformation from cartilage to mature bone is monitored by various parameters like:
-exposure to sunlight for Vitamin D
-hormone- growth hormone, thyroid and parathyroid hormones etc
-genetic make up
-calcium and phosphorous levels in the body.
-presence of any systemic disease.

Hope that solved your doubt.
Answered: Sat, 14 May 2011
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