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How to Memorize Endochondral Ossification (Simplified)

Diaphysis Elongation

There is a any easy way to memorize Endochodral ossification if you can remember the 5 main stages it consists of. If you remember the simplified names you will be able to fill in what these stages do. As an overview of ossification the bone starts as a solid and becomes hollow before you are born. The 5¬† stages of …

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Types of Bones in the Human Body Simplified

sesamoid Bone

There are five different types of bone found in the human body. These bones are mainly differentiated based on their width to height ratio and shape.

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What is the Cell Membrane Simplified

Cell membranes are an essential characteristic of all living cells. The plasma membrane is the structure that separates the internal contents of a cell from its external environment.

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Interphase: G1, S, G2

Although you may spend a majority of your class time studying how cells divide in Meiosis and Mitosis, the cell is actually in interphase a majority of the time.

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Is EggNog Healthy for Christmas?

Egg nog

You may have heard that drinking alcohol in small quantities per a day does benefit your heart. Couple this with the nutritional value of eggnog and you might have a healthy alcoholic beverage for Christmas? What amount of Alcohol is Healthy? Research suggests that one drink a day for women and up to two daily for men can provide health …

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What are Eukaryotic Cells Simplified

Understanding the Basics of Eukaryotic Cells Aside from prokaryotes, all other species are eukaryotes which include: protists, fungi, plants, and animals. The key characteristics that make eukaryotes different from prokaryotes are the presence of a true nucleus and organelles. The DNA of all eukaryotic¬† cells are in the nucleus, which is an example of an organelle.¬†Organelles are the “organs” of …

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