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Enlarged end of a bone
epiphysis
Shaft of the bone
diaphysis
What are periosteums made up of?
Dense white fibrous tissue
Describe compact bone.
dense, smooth
Describe spongy bone.
Cancellous, have trabeculae called little beams
What is in the center of the lamellae?
the Haversion Canal.
What is lamellae?
rings that surround osteons
What purpose does Volkmann's canals serve?
Connect Haversion Canals for communication and transportation of red blood cells
Osteocytes lie in _______.
Lacunae
What purpose does the canaliculi serve?
Connect the lacunae.