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yellow bone marrow contains a large percentage of


the cell responsible for secreting the matrix of the bone is the


the fracture in the shaft of the bone would be a break in the

internal layer of spongy bone in flat bones

the term diploe refers to the


what is a bone marking name that indicates a projection that helps to form joints

epiphyseal plate

a structure that allows the diaphysis of the bone to increase in length until early childhood, as well as shaping the articular surfaces


the most abundant skeletal cartilage type


not a function of the skeletal system


localized, painful disease that causes bones to be become misshapened due to nonuniform distribution of bone


the structural unit of a compact bone


Trocahnters are found only on

blood vessels and nerve fibers

the canal that runs through the core of each osteon is the site of


a canal-like opening into a bone is called


the small spaces in bone tissue that are holes in which osteocytes live

appositional growth

process of bones increasing in width is known as


bones are constantly undergoing resorption for various reasons. what cell accomplishes this process

secretions of new matrix against the external face of existing cartilage

Cartilage grows in two ways, appositional and interstitial. What is appositional growth?


Spongy bones are made up of a this framework

calcium, phospate and vitamin D

Normal bone formation and growth are dependent on the adequate intake of


Hemotopoiesis refers to the formation of blood cells within the red marrow cavities of certain bones.


bones are classified by whether they are weight bearing or protective in function


ribs are short bones


wrist bones are short bones


the intervertebral disks are made of fibrocartlage


vertebrae are flat bones

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