A bone that is longer than it is wide, has a shaft with 2 distinct ends, most limbs are long bones. Tibia, fibula, femur, humerus.
Roughly cube shaped bones that occur in the wrists and ankles, as well as sesamoid bones like the patella
Thin, flattened, and somewhat curved, most cranial bones of the skull, the ribs, sternum, and scalpula.
Internal to compact bone layer, composed of a honeycomb of small needle like or flat pieces called trabeculae, whose open spaces are filled with red or yellow marrow
The bone ends of the long bone, each epiphysis is covered with a thin layer of articular cartilage
3-11% of blood in the body is in the skeleton, the main vessels are the nutrient artery and nutrient vein running through the nutrient foramen of the diaphysis.
The very center of the diaphysis of long bones contains no bone tissue, but is a cavity filled with yellow bone marrow
Connective tissue membrane that surrounds the entire outer surface of bone except the ends of the epiphyses, 2 sublayers-superficial is dense irregular connective tissue, deep osteogenic layer containing osteoblasts and osteoclasts
Means "folded", the internal spongy bone of flat bones, in which spongy layer is folded between two layers of compact bone.
Superficial surface markings fit into 3 categories 1) Projections that are attachment sites for ligaments and muscles, 2 surfaces that form joints, or 3 depressions and openings
aka Haversian system, a group of concentric tubes, `function as miniature, weight bearing pillars,
Layer of bone matrix in which collagen fibers and minerals align and run in a single direction, alternating lamellas withstand torsion/twisting stresses
Haversian Canal-internal bone cavity lined by endosteum containing BVs and nerve fibers
Volkmann's canal-lie at right angles and connect blood and nerve supply of periosteum to central canals and marrow cavity