Describe how the body maintains fluid balance across the three fluid compartments. What is the role of electrolytes? 300 Words please :)What is the connective tissue formula when constructing osseous tissue? Hint…think which cell type and then describe what you would find in the extracellular matrix 2. Describe the functions of each of the three types of bone cells. 3. Some might say that from the neck down we are like a big shark, where our skeleton starts out as cartilage. How does this describe the process of endochondral ossification? 4. How does aging affect the health of our bones? Does this process affect each sex equally? 5. Describe in detail how the endocrine system regulates the blood levels of calcium in our bodies.