Human Anatomy & Physiology (9th Edition)

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ISBN 10: 0321743261
ISBN 13: 978-0-32174-326-8

Chapter 6 - Bones and Skeletal Tissues - Review Questions - Critical Thinking and Clinical Application Questions - Page 197: 1


A bony callus means that the conversion of the fibrocartilaginous callus to a callus containing the trabeculae of spongy bone. The bony deposit is formed between and around the broken ends of a fractured normal healing.

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The callus cells will eventually disappear and become dormant, lying in the extracellular matrix that is the newly formed bone.
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