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Irregular and flat bones are covered with a layer of _____________ ________ and wrapped in _____________.
compact bone and periosteum
compact bone makes up __% of living cells and ___% of nonliving calcified tissue.
35% and 65%
compact bone cosnistsof thousands of microscopic units called _________ ________.
haversian systems
haversian systems are made up of the
haversian canal
lamella means
small plate
lamella is
cylinder shaped layers of calcified tissue
lacunae means
small lake
lacunae is
tissue trapped inside a calcified area
canaliculi are
tiny canals that connect lacunae to eachother and to the haversian canal
the haversian canal runs
down through the lamella and has blood and lymph vessels and tissue fluid