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Diaphysis
Shaft of long bone, composed of compact bone
Periosteum
Fibrous connective tissue membrane, protects diaphysis
Sharpey's Fibers
Connective tissue, connects Periosteum to underlying bone
Epiphyses
Ends of the long bone
Articular Cartilage
Covers external surface of epiphyses
Epiphyseal Line
Thin line of bony tissue spanning the epiphysis in adults, remnant of epiphyseal plate
Epiphyseal Plate
Flate plate of hyaline cartilage found in growing bone
Medullary Cavity/Yellow Marrow
Storage area for fat tissue inside the shaft of the long bones