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Long Bone Structure
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The shaft of the long bone
The enlarged end of a long bone
Epiphyseal Plate (growth plate)
Thin layer of cartilage in children where bones add length as the child grows.
"cap" of connective tissue that surrounds many long bones.
Red bone marrow
Cells in spongy bone that produce red and white blood cells.
dense bone that surrounds medullary cavity and provides strength.
hollow area in the center of the bone. Filled with yellow bone marrow in living organisms.
Papery layer that surrounds the entire bone. Continuous with tendons and ligaments - helps bones connect together.
part of epiphyses that is filled with living cells.
yellow bone marrow
stores fat, located inside the medullary cavity.
tiny cylindrical structures that bone is made up of.
living cell in lacunae in osteon that builds up new bone and breaks down old bone.
contains small blood vessels and nerves that branch through tunnels to the osteocytes.
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