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Osteoblasts vs Osteoclasts

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  • Osteoblasts vs Osteoclasts
    • Osteoblasts
      • Forms new bone by secreting collagen and inorganic compounds that serve as foundation/matrix for bone formation (osteoid) 
      • Consumes calcium to mineralize bone
    • Osteocytes 
    • Osteoclasts 
      • Resorb bone matrix 
      • Releases calcium into blood