LAB5

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LAB5
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2013-01-22 09:56:23
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Superior Limb Osteology
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Superior Limb
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  1. Articular Cartilage
    the hyaline cartilage that covers those load bearing surfaces of bones that are involved in synovial joints
  2. endosteum
    the connective tissue proper lining the medullary cavity of a bone
  3. Flat bones
    those bones that are generally flattened in one dimension
  4. hydroxyapatite
    the principle inorganic component of bone tissue. calcium phosphate salt, is primary mineral in enamel, cementum and dentin of teeth
  5. irregular bones
    the vertebrae and several bones of the head that have jutting processes
  6. Long bones
    those designated as such by convention. 88 total
  7. nutrient canal
    a neurovascular passageway through the cortex of a bone. external opening is called nutrient forament
  8. osseous canaliculi
    microscopic channels, which extend btwn adjacent osseous lacunae. Cytoplasmic processes from osteocytes extend throught

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