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contain more spongy than compact bone; generally cube-shaped. Eg.'s wrist and ankle bones
thin; usually with two layers of compact bone and a layer of spongy bone in b/w. Usually bent or curved. Skull bones and sternum
includes all bones that are not classified as long, short, or flat. Vertebrae of the spinal column are irreg.
fibrous, connective tissue membrane that covers and protects the diaphysis and that also generates new bone cells for growth and repair
covers the epiphysis and protects the bone surface; provides a smooth surface to prevent friction at the joint
growth region b/w the diaphysis and the epiphysis composed of hyaline cartilage. Becomes calcified when the bone stops growing; but is visible as the epiphysial line
large opening at the base of the skull, allows the spinal cord to connect with the brain
lay on each side of the foramen magnum, rest on the first vertebra of the vertebral column
spans the width of the skull, forming part of the floor and side of the cranium and part of the orbits of both eyes
(2) fused to form the upper jawbone; all facial bones except the mandible join the maxillae
(2) project from the lateral walls of the nasal cavity; extensions of the ethmoid bone
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