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Functions of skeleton
support, protection, Movement,.storage. Hemopoiesis
Hemopoiesis
production of RBCs done in red bone marrow
Types of bones
short, flat, irregular, long
diaphysis
shaft, hollow tube, main part of bone
Medullary cavity
hollow area in diaphysis, contains yellow bone marrow
epiphysis
ends of bones "spongy" spaces filled with red bone marrow
articular cartilage
thin layer covering epiphysis, acts as cushion
periosteum
thin membrane that covers bone
endosteum
membrane that lines medullary cavity