Many different cells perform the processes needed to create and maintain the skeletal system. Osteoporosis is a common bone disease that affects many women over the age of 50. As people age, bone ...
... density decreases and bone tissue weakens. This causes the bones to fracture more easily. What function performed by osteoclasts would be prevalent in individuals with osteoporosis?
build and maintain bone
support the skin
break down and reabsorb old bone
produce blood cells
Break down and reabsorb old bone performed by osteoclasts would be prevalent in individuals with osteoporosis.
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