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Asked Nov 2, 2019

What space within bone does an osteocytes occupy?

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Bone

Bone is a connective tissue that exhibits four types of cells: osteoblasts, bone lining cells, osteocytes, and osteoclasts. Bones play an important role in the body, such as locomotion, support, and protection of soft tissues, etc. 

 

Osteocyte

Osteocyte lies within the substance of fully formed bone. It is bone cells formed when an osteoblast becomes embedded in the material it has secreted

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The space within bone does an osteocyte occupy is lacunae. It is a small space between lamellae in which bone c...

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