Human Biology, 14 Edition

Published by McGraw-Hill Education
ISBN 10: 1-25924-574-8
ISBN 13: 978-1-25924-574-9

Chapter 12 - Assess - Page 259: 11



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Osteoclasts promote the breakdown of bone so that the calcium and phosphate in bones can be made available for use by the body. Osteoblasts create bone by secreting the bone matrix and causing the deposit of calcium into this matrix.
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