Pre­-Lab Questions
1. List the functions of the skeletal system.
2. What material contributes greatest to the compressive strength of bone?
3. Briefly describe the process of bone remodeling.
4. Research Wolff’s Law. How does the formation of torus mandibularis relate to this proven theory?
5. Given your understanding of Wolff’s Law, what mechanical considerations would be important when de­signing a bioreactor for osteocytes growth ex vivo?