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Unit of compact bone
osteon
Large rounded projection
Tuberosity
Narrow ridge of bone
Crest
Very large, blunt, irregularly shaped process.
Trochanter
small rounded projection or process
Tubercle
Raised area on or above a condyle
Epicondyle
Sharp, slender, often pionted projection
Spine
Prominence or projection
Process
bony expansion carried on a narrow neck
Head
Smooth, nearly flat articular surface
Facet
Rounded articular projection
Condyle
Cavities
Sinus
Space within a bone, filled with air and lined with mucous membrane
sinus
Deppressions & openings that allow blood vessels and nerves to pass.
Meatus
Fossa
Groove
Fissure
Foramen
Canal-like passage way
Meatus
Shallow, basin-like deppression in a bone, often serving as an articular surface.
Fossa
Furrow
Groove
Narrow, slitlike opening
Fissure
Round, oval opening through a bone
Foramen
Shaft of long bone
Diaphysis
Fibrous membrane covering of long bone
Periosteum
Ends of the long bone
Epiphysis
Covers the compact bone at the ends instead of periosteum
Articular Cartilage
Composed of hyaline cartilage that provides smooth and glassy surface to prevent friction at joint surfaces.
Articular Cartilage
Inside lining of the shaft of the long bone
Endosteum
Storage region for adipose tissue
Yellow Marrow
Involves forming of blood cells, in adults located at the epiphysis of long bones
Red Marrow
Thin area of hyaline cartlilage that provides longitudinal growth.
Epiphyseal Plate
Remnants of epiphyseal plates
Epiphyseal lines
Tiny canals radiating out ward form a central canal to the lacunae of the first lacunae
Canaliculi