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orthopedist
physicain who treats bone and joint diseases
rheumatologist
treat joint diseases
rheumat/o
watery flow
osseous tissue
connective tissue
osteocytes
bone cells
cartlaginous tissue
bones of fetuses are composed off
ossification
bone formation
osteoclasts / bone phagocytes
large cells that function to reasorb, or digest bony tissue
collagen
dense connective tissue strands
diaphysis
shafrt or middle region of a long bone
epiphysis
each end of a long bone is called
epiphysial line / plate
cartilage tissue that is constantly being replaced by new bone tissue as the bone grows
metaphysis
flared portion of the bone ( between epiphysis and diaphysis)
periosteum
strong membrane that covers the surface of the bone
articular cartilage
joins two bones together (joints are covered)
compact bone
layer of hard bone under the periosteum
haversian canals
canals containing blood vessels that brig oxygen and nutrients to the bone
medullary cavity
contains yellow bone marrow
yellow bone marrow
made of fat cells
cancellous bone
spongy (little spots in the bone)
red bone marrow
richly supplied with blood(immature and mature)
bone head
the top(head ) of the bone
(femoral Head)
greater trochanter
large process in femur for attachment to to tendons and muscle
tubercle
round process of attachement
condyle
rounded, knuckle like process at the joint