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Name the parts of a long bone
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Labeled a. The end of a long bone.
Labeled b. The shaft of a long bone.
Labeled c. The cartilage in areas where bones touch or "articulate."
Labeled g. The central cavity in a long bone where bone marrow is found.
Labeled d. The covering on the outside of a bone.
Labeled e. Bone tissue that has pores within it.
Labeled f. Firmer, homogeneous bone tissue found in diaphysis. Helpful for supporting weight.
A general term for bone cells
Bone building cell; deposits calcium in bone
bone destroying cell; removes calcium from bone
type of cartilage the covers the ends of bones during growth
membrane that covers entire bone
marrow cavity within the shaft of a long bone
Bone that is longer that it is wide and has two heads ("epiphyses") Ex. femur
Bone that is cube-shaped. Ex. carpals and tarsals
Bone that has a smooth surface; usually curved. Ex. ribs, cranial bones
Bone that does not fit any of the shape categories. Ex. vertebrae, coxal bones
Portion of the skeleton that is found along the medial axis. Consists on skull, vertebrae, thoracic cage.
Portion of the skeleton that corresponds to the limbs. Consists of arms, hands, legs, feet.
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