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Bone has what kind of material in extracellular matrix of bone tissue?

1. Cartilage 2. Dense Connective tissue 3. Bone Tissue 4. Blood Tissue 5. Nervous Tissue

Bone has living material in......


Are bones living or non-living material

Skeletal System

Bones are the organs of which system?

To provide support and points of attachment for muscles 2. protect smaller tissues 3. store blood producing cells and inorganic salts

What are the functions of bones?

Bones differ in size and shape

How do bones differ?

In structure development and function

How are bones alike?


Bones are classied according to their??


There are how many types of bones

Bones w/ long axes and expanded ends.

Long Bones are...

forearm and thigh. Femur

Where can you find Long Bones

Cubelike usually w/ equal lengths and widths.

Short Bones are...

wrists and ankles

Where can you find short bones?

Platelike w/ broad surfaces.

Flat Bones are...

ribs, scapulae and bones of skull

Wherecan you find flat bones?

Come in a variety of different shapes and are usually connected to several other bones.

Irregular Bones

Backbone Vertebrae and facial bones

Where can you find irregular bones?

small and nodular and usually found in tendons adjacent to joints where tendons are compressed.

Sesamoid Bones/ Round Bones are....


What is an example of a sesamoid/round bone?


Epiphysis articulates with the _________ and is found at each _______ of the_________bone.


The proximal epiphysis is closest to the _________of the body.

hyaline, articular

The articulating portion of the epiphysis is coated w/ ________ cartilage called ar________cartilage.


The shaft of the long bone is called?

fibrous, periosteum.

The diaphysis is covered by a tough vascular cover of ___________tissue called _____________.

Helps form and repair bone tissue.

What is the function of periosteum?

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