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The bodily system that consists of the bones, their associated cartilages, and the joints, and supports and protects the body, produces blood cells, and stores minerals.
Layer of bone tissue having many small spaces and found just inside the layer of compact bone.
thin, flattened, and usually curved, two thin layers of compact sandwiching spongey bone (skull, ribs, sternum)
come in a variety of shapes and are usually connected to other bones; examples are vertebrae and facial bones
a dense fibrous membrane covering the surface of bones (except at their extremities) and serving as an attachment for tendons and muscles
Type of Hyaline Cartilage: Located at the ends of bones. It is called this because an articulation (joint) is a point of contact between two or more bones.
bone marrow of children and some adult bones that is required for the formation of red blood cells
small hair-like canals extending from the central canal. Allow for diffusion of nutrients, waste products, hormones, etc. to lacunae.
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