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A Visual Analogy Guide to Human Anatomy 4th Edition

A Visual Analogy Guide to Human Anatomy (4th Edition)

Book Edition4th Edition
Author(s)Krieger
ISBN9781617316241
PublisherMorton Publishing
SubjectBiology
Skull: Lateral and Midsagittal Views
Figure Questions
Skull: Anterior View
Figure Questions
Skull: Posterior View and Skullcap
Figure Questions
Skull: Inferior View with Mandible Removed
Figure Questions
Fetal Skull: Focusing on Fontanels
Temporal Bone: Visualizing the Lateral View
Sphenoid Foramina: Linking Them with Ros the Cowboy
Palatine Bones: Visualizing the Bones
Lumbar Versus Thoracic Vertebrae: Distinguishing the Difference 1
Lumbar Versus Thoracic Vertebrae: Distinguishing the Difference 2
Tibia and Fibula: Distinguishing the Difference

Chapter 5, Long Bone Structure, Figure Questions, Exercise 1

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The end of the long bone is situated close to the body's center.

Explanation

The proximal epiphysis is the end of the long bone that faces toward the center of the body. It is mostly made up of spongy bone and contains red marrow that makes blood cells. It is enclosed by a smooth layer of articular cartilage.

Verified Answer

Proximal epiphysis

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