Long Bone Research Paper

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Long bones are found in both upper and lower parts of the body. The longest bone is the thigh bone which is the fumer.. It is longer the phalanges in the hands and the feet, which aren’t very long but are still called long bones. Each long bone has the following parts,
• The diaphysis is the shaft of the bone, made of the compact bone.
• The epiphysis the part that forms the enlarged ends of the bone, is made of cancellous bone and is covered with compact bone and hyaline cartilage
• The cartilage is between the diaphysis and epiphysis. It’s the start of bone elongation during the growing years, but after you are stop growing the cartilage is replaced by compact bone
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