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long bone exmntn

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diaphysis   shaft  
periosteum   fibrous membrane covering  
epiphysis   end of the long bone  
articular cartilage   covers epiphyseal surface  
epiphyseal plate   hyaline/longitudinal growth  
epiphyseal lines   once bone stops growing, replaced with bone and appear as thin, barely discernible remnants  
medullary cavity   central cavity of the shaft  
yellow marrow   storage region for adipose tissue  
red marrow   forming blood clls, marrow cavities  
endosteum   lines the: shaft, canals of compact bone  
compact bone   smooth, homogenous  
spongy bone   small, trabeculae bars, open space  


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