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1

what are the linings of the bones?

1. periosteum
2. endosteum

2

describe periosteum

outer covering of bone
(most superficial) and (seran-wrap covering the bone)
* contains the blood vessels and the nerves

3

describe endosteum

lines medullary cavities
(deepest structure in a bone)

4

what are the bone cells?

1. osteoblasts
2. osteoclasts
3. osteocytes

5

define osteoblasts
*very important!

bone-forming cells

6

define osteoclasts

bone destroying cell

7

define osteocytes

mature osteoblasts

8

define canaliculi

processes from osteocytes
(where different osteocytes can communicate)

9

where are osteoblasts found in?

both the periosteum and endosteum linings

10

when the osteoblasts make bone and is intrapped then it becomes?

an osteocytes (a mature osteoblasts)

11

osteoblasts purpose is?

to form, repair, and regenerates them