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Bone Anatomy

6.3--Anatomy of a Bone

TermDefinition
DIAPHYSIS SHAFT; MAIN PORTION OF BONE
EPIPHYSES EXTREMETIES
METAPHYSES BETWEEN DIAPHYSIS AND EPIPHYSIS; IN GROWING BONE CONTAINS EPIPHYSEAL GROWTH PLATE--A LAYER OF CARTILAGE THAT ALLOWS DIAPHYSIS TO GROW
ARTICULAR CARTILAGE HYALINE CARTILAGE COVERING PART OF EPHYSIS WHERE BONE FORMS AN ARTICULATION WITH ANOTHER BONE
PERIOSTEUM TOUGH CONNECTIVE TISSUE SHEATH WITH BLOOD SUPPLY THAT SURROUNDS BONE SURFACE; OUTER FIBROUS LAYER OF DENSE IRREGULAR AND INNER OSTEOGENIC LAYER OF CELLS. PROTECTS BONES, ENABLES GROWTH, NOURISHMENT , AND REPAIR.
PERFORATING FIBERS THICK BUNDLES OF COLLAGEN THAT EXTEND FROM PERIOSTEUM INTO BONE ECM
MEDULLARY CAVITY (MARROW CAVITY) HOLLOW SPACE WITH YELLOW BONE MARROW AND BLOOD VESSELS. MINIMIZES WEIGHT OF BONE.
ENDOSTEUM THIN MEMBRANE LINES MEDULLARY CAVITY
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