Anthropology 275       Reading Report 2
Disease in Prehistory       due 2/8

Answer the following questions based on Chapter 7 by Robling A. G. and S. D. Stout. 2000. Histomorphometry of human cortical bone: application to age estimation. In "Biological Anthropology of Human Skeleton," edited by A. M. Katzenberg and S. R. Saunders, pp. 187-202. NY: Wiley-Liss.Ithaca,

1. Explain how growth and modeling contribute to development of the adult skeleton.
2. Define the following terms: a) cortical bone; b) remodeling; b) osteon; c) osteoclasts; d) osteoblasts
3. Name some pathological conditions that can change bone structure.