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19 Cards in this Set

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greater length than width
long bones
slightly curved for strength
long bones
compact bone with spongy bone at ends
long bones
distal/proximal epiphysies seperated by shaft or diaphysis
long bones
covered by periosteum
long bones
medullary cavity filled with fatty yellow bone marrow
long bones
has endosteum, a thin lining ot reticular connective tissue
long bones
articular cartilage covers epiphysis to provide friction free movement at a joint
long bones
humerus, radius, ulna, femur, tibia, fibula
long bones
cube shaped with equal length & width
short bones
spongy bone surrounded by a thin layer of compact bone
short bones
carpals, tarsals
short bones
thin plates
flat bones
provide extensive areas for muscle attachment
flat bones
parallel plates of compact bone that enclose spongy bone called diploe
flat bones
cranial bones, sternum, ribs, scapulae
flat bones
come in rather odd shapes
irregular bones
vary in amount of compact bone & spongy bone
irregular bones
vertibrae, some facial bones
irregular bones