Scientific name for bone tissue
Type of bone that fills the head of long bones
Type of bone that forms the external surfaces of all bones
Haversian (central) canal
cylindrical arrangements of compact bone
Layers surrounding haversian canal and surrounding lamellae
Collective name of haversian canal and surrounding lamellae
Mature bone cells
Delicate canals radiating from each lacuna which allow osteons to communicate
Tough fibrous covering on all bone
Scientific name for red blood cell
Scientific name for white blood cell
Scientific name for nerve cell
Cell that protects and assists neurons
Cell body of a neuron
Short branched process that extends from soma and carries impulses away from the soma
Axon (nerve fiber)
Long process extending from soma that carries impulses away from the soma
Tissue type that responds to stimulation by contraction
Muscle type that is usually attached to bone and consists of long, cylindrical fibers
Caused by overlapping filaments, it gives muscle a banded appearance
Muscle type found in the heart
Junctions connecting cardiac myocytes
Muscle type that lacks striations and is involuntary
Cellular junction that binds neighboring cells firmly and makes them water tight
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