A&P Long Bone

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epiphyseal disc

called the growth plate/band of hyaline cartilage at end of long bones;longitudial bone growth occurs here

osteoclast

this cell is responsible for bone resorption/eroding activity of this cell remodels and expands the medullary cavity

spongybone

this type of bone has a punched or Swiss Cheese appearance/cancellous bone

epiphysis

the enlarged end of a long bone

osteoblast

a bone building cell

bone marrow

site of blood cell formation

diaphysis

the shaft of a long bone

endosteum

inner lining of the medullary cavity of a long bone

osteocyte

mature bone cell

haversian system

microscopic unit of compact bone also called an osteon

articular cartilage

found on the outer surface of the epiphysis

medullary cavity

hollow center of the shaft of the bone

periosteum

tough outer connective tissue covering the diaphysis of a long bone

trabeculae

bony plates found in spongybone

compact bone

dense hard type of bone

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