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Bone tissue types

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tigrebright's version from 2017-02-05 01:34

Section 1

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Cortical Bonecompact bone
osteonThe structural unit of compact bone
Haversian canalThe central central canal of the osteon containing capillaries, arterioles, venules, nerves, and probably lymphatics.
interstitial lamellae 3–15 layers of mineralized bone
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Section 2

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trabecularmesh-like
Cancellous Bonespongy bone with a network of bone tissue that allows it to maintain its shape despite compressive forces.
structural unit of cancellous bone (1) it does not contain osteons; (2) it is less dense than cortical bone; (3) it is very elastic; (4) it has a higher turnover rate than cortical bone
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