Bones Anatomy

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hematopoiesis

blood cell formation

trabeculae

plates of bone

diploe

spongy middle layer of flat bone

inner and outer tables

layers of compact bone covering diploe

diaphysis

shaft of long bone

medullary cavity

surrounds hallow space

epiphysis

ends of long bone

articular cartilage

end of epiphysis connecting to other bones

epiphyseal plate

growing portion of a bone

epiphyseal line

replacement when bone growth stops

periosteum

outside layer covering bone

nutrient foramina

openings for blood vessels

endosteum

lines medullary cavity containing osteoclasts

osteoblasts

bone forming cells

osteocytes

mature bone cells

osteoclasts

break down and reabsorb bone

osteogenesis/ossification

process of bone formation

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