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Examples of flat bones are
most skull bones,
breast bone = sternum,
shoulder blades = scapulae,
Sesamoid bones are ______(describe)____ and __________ and embedded in
Sesamoid bones are small and nodular and embedded in tendons
Name two characteristics of the shaft (or diaphysis) of a long bone
consists of a central medullary cavity (filled with yellow marrow)
surrounded by a thick collar of compact bone.
Name the parts of a long bone....
Diaphysis = shaft
Epiphyses (pl) = expanded ends.
Epiphyseal line = remnant of epiphyseal disk/plate
Periosteum = outer, fibrous, protective covering of diaphysis
Endosteum = inner lining of medullary cavity.
Articular cartilage = pad of hyaline cartilage on the epiphyses where long bones articulate or join.
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