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Large bony process located below the neck of the femur.
large cells that absorb or digest old bone tissue.
Immature blood cells that actively produce bony tissue.
The center portion of the shaft of a long bone containing the yellow bone marrow.
Bones that are longer than they are wide.
system of small canals withis compact bone that contain blood vessels, lymphatic vessels, and nerves.
spaces between the ribs
the vertebrae of the lower back.
the conversion of cartilage and fiberous connective tissue to bone, (the formation of bone)
Mature bone cells
red bone marrow
the soft, semifluid substance located in the small spaces of cancellous bone that is the source of blood cell production.
irregular bones imbedded in tendons near a joint, as in a kneecap.
the layer of cartilage that covers the ends of the long bones and the surfaces of the joints.
a sharp projection from the surface of a bone, similar to a crest.
immovable joints, such as those of the cranium.
an abnormal condition characterized by a narrowing or restriction of an opening or passageway in a body structure.
a small rounded process of a bone.
a large opening in the center of each vertebrae that serves as a passageway for the spinal cord.
projections or outgrowths of bones.
hard outer shell of the bone.
knucklelike projection at the end of a bone.
a layer of cartilage that seperates the diaphysis from epiphysis of a bone, also known as the epiphyseal plate.
Rib 8-10, connect in back but not in front. Join the seventh rib in the front.
bones that are broad and thin with flat or curved surfaces, such as the sternum.
fontanelle or fontanel
space between the bones of an infant's cranium; the soft spot.
hollow or concave depression in a bone.
the normal formation and development of blood cells in the bone marrow.
Hole in a bone through which blood vessels or nerves pass.
Rib pairs 11&12, which connect in the back but do not in the front.
A groove or depression in a bone; a sulcus.
the end of a bone.
main shaftlike portion of a bone.
distinct border or ridge, as in iliac crest.
vertebrae or bones of the neck.
spongy bone, not as dense as compact bone.
special features of individual bones.
located in the diaphysis of long bones, yellow marrow consists of fatty tissue and is inactive in the formation of blood cells.
an elevated, broad, rounded process of a bone.
the 1st 7 pairs of ribs, connect in front and back.
Needlelike bony spicules within cancellous bone that contributes to the spongy apperence.
the 12 vertebrae of the chest.
a groove or depression in a bone, (a fissure).
an opening or hollow space in a bone, similar to a crest.
concave, indented areas or openings in bones.
the process of removing or digesting old bone tissue.
bones that are about as long as they are wide. somewhat box-shaped.
the thick, white fibrous membrane that cover the surface of a long bone.
hunchback or pertaining to a hump
temples of the head
short, contracted, or narrow
spinal cord, bone marrow
radiation, also refers to the radius
crooked or bent
embryonic stage of development
porus, lessening in density
growth or growing
mandible, or lower jaw
cranium or skull
clast or clastic
cavity, opening, passage, or pore
fingers and toes
loins, lower back
patella or patello
total hip replacement
dual energy X-ray absorptiometry