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Unformatted text preview: Nutrient foramina – holes in the bone for blood vessels Periosteum – the bone is covered with this sheath, strong attachment, 2 layers: osseogenic (bone forming) and fibrous (collagen layer) Sharpey fibers – fibers that penetrate the bone matrix Endosteum- the inner surface of the bone is covered with, connective tissue and osseogenic cells Epiphyseal plate – made of hyaline cartilage and separates the epiphysis and diaphysis Bone Cells Osteogenic cells- stem cells that develop from fibroblasts and give rise to other bone Osteoblasts- bone forming cells Osteocytes – are former osteoblasts and have become trapped in matrix Osteoclasts – bone dissolving cells The bone matrix Dry Made up of collage, proteins, carbohydrates, minerals Compact bone Concenric lammallae – layers of matrix arranged around a haversian canal...
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