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long bone

diaphysis
(die-AF-ah-sis)

shaft of a long bone

epiphyses
(ah-PIF-us-seez)

located at each end of a long bone disphysis (shaft)

articular cartilage

covering each epiphyses in a long bone

compact bone tissue

is found on the surface of all bones and is the bone tissue in the shafts of the long bone

medullary cavity
(MED-ular-ee)

inside the disphysis (shaft) of the long bone, which contains marrow

endosteum
(end-OS-tee-um)

a thin membrane lining the medullary cavity

periosteum

tough, fibrous; covering the outside of living bone

spongy (cancellous) bone
(KAN-silahs)

found on the interior of all short, flat amd irregular bones as well as in the ends of long bones

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