Skeletal System

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What is Compact Bone

Solid and dense bone that forms the solid external walls of the bone.

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What is Spongy Bone (Cancellous/Trabecula)

Mesh work of crisscrossing bars and plates of bone pieces, primarily located internally within the epiphyses

Epiphyses: End of the long bone, initially growing separately from shaft.

Epi: Above Phy: To grow

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Define Trebecula

A beam of bone in spongy bone

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Function of Spongy Bone:

Provides resistance to stresses by distributing them to the entire framework.

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Ossification: 2 Types

Intramembranous Ossification: Bone growth withen a membrane

Intra: Within Mem: Membrane

Endochondral Ossification:

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Define Osstification:

Formation and development of bone connective tissue.