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Chapter 6

Skeletal System

Articular Cartilage cartilage covering the ends of bones forming a joint
Articulation a joint formed between two bones
Compact Bone dense bone tissue formed of numerous tightly packed osteons
Diaphysis the shaft of a long bone
Endochondral ossification the formation of bone tissue within a cartilage
Epiphysis the enlarged ends of a long bone
Intramembranous ossification the formation of bone tissue within a fibrous membrane
Ligament a band or cord fibrous connective tissue that joins bones together at movable joints
Medullary Cavity the cavity within the shaft of a long bone that is filled with yellow marrow
Osteoblast a bone cell that deposits matrix
Osteoclast a bone cell that breaks down bone matrix
Osteocyte a bone cell occupying a lacuna
Paranasal Sinus an air-filled cavity in a bone located near the nasal cavity
Periosteum the fibrous membrane that covers bones
Spongy bone bone tissue that contains numerous spaces filled with red marrow
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