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skeletal system functions
support, protect, storage, movement, produces blood cells
composition
minerals (65%), collagen (35%)
haversian canal
tunnel that blood vessels run through
lacuna
contains blood cells
osteocyte
bone cells, secrete fibers and minerals
canaliculi
passageways through which food and oxygen run to osteocytes
epiphysis
expanded ends of a long bone
articular cartilage
hyaline cartilage, reduces friction where bones meet
epiphyseal line
landmark of where epiphyseal plate once was
diaphysis
central shaft of a long bone
periosteum
covers outer surface of bone, consists of a fibrous outer layer and a cellular inner layer
compact bone
dense, relatively solid bone
concellous bone
found in ends of bones, gives in a lightweight
marrow cavity
in the shaft of the bone, allows for light weight
yellow marrow
stored in marrow cavity, tissue that is adipose
red marrow
stored in cancellous bone, produces blood cells
endosteum
within the bone, within marrow cavity, allows blood vessels and nerves to pass through
periosteum
connective tissue that allows things to attatch
foramen
an opening or passage through a bone
fissure
an elongate grove or opening
meatus
tubelike hole in bone
crest
extensive ridge as a point of attatchment
process
bone project that is small
fossa
a bone depression that is large
condyle
a bone joint that is rounded and has hyaline cartilage