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General Features of Long Bones

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Compact bone
calcifield spongy bone/cells packed tightly together
spongy bone
soft bone within bone itself
periosteum
lining covering outside of bone
endosteum
lines medullary cavity
yellow marrow
stores fat and make white blood cells
red marrow
found at the ends of the bone, makes red blood cells
medullary canal
center of the long bone which is filled with yellow marrow
epiphysis
extreme ends of the long bone with spongy thin layer of compact bone on top
diaphysis
shaft on long bone made up of compact bone
articular cartilage
covers epiphysis and acts as a shock absorber between 2 bones at the joint
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