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Osteoclast pit

This image shows a 3D model of the pit caused by the reabsorption of bone by mouse osteoclast cells. There are two types of cells that work together in the formation of bone tissue: osteoblasts and osteoclast cells. The latter actively reabsorbs old or fatigued bone so that the osteoblast cells may replace it with new bone. This is a normal process in the regeneration of bone, however, on the rareā€¦