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formation of bone from fibrous tissue, continues until maturity.
hard, dense, strong bone that forms the outer layer of bone; also called compact bone
lighter, less strong bone that is found in the ends and inner portions of long bones; also called spongy bone
wide end of long bone which is covered with articular cartilage and composed of cancellous bone
Shaft or middle region of long bone that is composed mainly of compact bone
the end of the bone that is located nearest to the midline of the body
the end of the bone that is located farthest away from the midline
cartilage segment of long bone that involves growth of the bone: also called growth plate or epiphyseal cartilage
flared portion of a long bone shaft, adjacent to the physis (growth plate); in adult animals, it is considered part of the epiphysis
the tough, fibrous tissue that forms the outermost covering of bone
tough fibrous tissue that form the lining of the medullary cavity
bones consisting of a shaft, two ends, and a marrow cavity (i.e., femur)
cube shaped bones with no marrow cavity (i.e. carpals)
thin flat bones, usually curved (i.e. ribs, shoulder blades, pelvis, and skull)
sinus containing bones (i.e., frontal bones of skull)
unpaired bones (i.e., vertebrae and hip)
small round bones embedded in tendons (i.e., patella)
immature bone cells that produce bony tissue
phagocytic cells that eat away bony tissue froomthe medullary cavity of bone
red bone marrow located in cancellous bone
pertaining to formation
inner space of bone that contains yellow bone marrow
yellow bone marrow
mainly composed of fat fat cells and serves as a fat storage
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