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Long bone

long bone
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diaphysis
(die-AF-ah-sis)
shaft of a long bone
epiphyses
(ah-PIF-us-seez)
located at each end of a long bone disphysis (shaft)
articular cartilage
covering each epiphyses in a long bone
compact bone tissue
is found on the surface of all bones and is the bone tissue in the shafts of the long bone
medullary cavity
(MED-ular-ee)
inside the disphysis (shaft) of the long bone, which contains marrow
endosteum
(end-OS-tee-um)
a thin membrane lining the medullary cavity
periosteum
tough, fibrous; covering the outside of living bone
spongy (cancellous) bone
(KAN-silahs)
found on the interior of all short, flat amd irregular bones as well as in the ends of long bones