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Bone Parts

Details of the bone...

Articular Cartilage Hyaline cartilage where joints are formed
Spongy bone helps reduce the bones weight; subjective to compressive forces; located largely in the epiphyses
Medullary cavity hallow chamber that contains spongy bone
Yellow marrow found in adults; stores fat
Compact bone tightly packed tissues; extracellular matrix with no space
Periosteum covers the entire bone; helps forms & repairs bone tissues
proximal epiphysis closets to the center of the body
Diaphysis shaft of the bone
distal epiphysis furthest to the center of the body
Osteon cyclinder shaped unit including bone cells that surround a central canal; haversian system
Perforating canal connects and communicates with central canals
canaliculi osteocytes communicate with nearby cells
osteocyte bone cell
Created by: AnneG09