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Appendicular skeleton (bones)
portion of bones associated with the limbs. Consists of clavicles, scapulae, ossa coxae, and all bones in free parts of limbs
Axial skeleton (bones)
the sternum and ribs, and the bones of the vertebral column and head. All flat or irregular
Other names for compact bone tissue
cortical bone tissue and "densen" bone tissue
the "shaft" of a long bone. It is named the body of that bone
(intracartilaginous) bone tissue formation that involves an initial hyaline cartilage model. Multi-step process involving mineralization and then resorption of cartilage before bone tissue is formed.
a hyaline cartilage "growth plate" in an immature bone.
either end of long bone
direct osteogenesis occurring within a thin sheet of connective t.p. Helps bones grow in diameter
the portion of developing diaphysis that lies next to an epiphyseal cartilage. very high metabolic activity
the formation of bone tissue by osteoblasts
what is included in pectoral girdle
left and right clavicles and scapulae, and sternum
what is included in pelvic girdle
3 bones: left and right ossa coxae, and the sacral bone
spongy bone tissue
bone tissue formed of small spicules btwn intervening regions of bone marrow tissue. found within the ends of long bones; also called trabecular or "cancellous" bone tissue
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