Parts of the Long Bone- Chapter 7, Quiz 1
An introduction to terminology of the long bone and microscopic bone structure.
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The shaft of a long bone
wide ends of a long bone
hard bone beneath periosteum mainly found in shaft
Type of bone that is light and has pores found near joints
bone marrow of children and some adult bones that is required for the formation of red blood cells
bone marrow that is yellow with fat
thin hyaline cartilage layer that covers epiphyses of bones
Outermost fibrous layer that supplies blood and nerves to the bone
vascular membrane that lines the inner surface of long bones
hollow space within the shaft of the long bones filled with bone marrow
mature bone cell
small spaces between the lamellae which contain osteocytes
The central canal in the osteon which contains a blood vessel, interconnected by Volkmann's canals.
only found in compact bone, made up of concentric circles.
The concentric rings found in bone matrix
cell that functions in the breakdown and resorption of bone tissue
Calcium, phosphorus, collagen, and other inorganic mineral salts creating the hard tissue of bone.
small canals radiating in all directions from launae, allowing for communication between osteocytes
horizontal canals between osteons; contain a nerve and a blood vessel
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