A&P Lab Test (4)
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contains an abundant extracellular matrix that surrounds widely separated cells.
Between the concentric lamellae are small spaces called ____, which contain osteocytes.
Radiating in all directions from the lacunae are tiny ____, which are filled with extracellular fluid.
Each osteon consists of concentric lamellae arranged around a ____
contains a resilient gel as ground substance and appears in the body as a bluish white shiny substance
Blood vessels and nerves from the periosteum penetrate the compact bone through transverse ____
Perforating (Volkmann) canal
are concentric rings of extracellular matrix that consist of mineral salts, which give bone its hardness and compressive strength and collagen fibers, which give bone its tensile strength. Are responsible for the compact nature of this type of bone tissue.
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