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Flashcards in Bone Classification Deck (9):
1

What are the six more commonly used classifications of normal bone?

Long bones, short bones, flat bones, irregular bones, paranasal sinus or pneumatic bones, and sesamoid bones

2

What is the name given to bone formed in a non-bone location?

Heterotopic bone

3

What is the name given to bone formed from existing bone?

Accessory bone

4

What are examples of short bones?

Most of the bones of the carpus and tarsus

5

What is characteristic of pneumatic bone?

Air spaces with the bone

6

What are examples of pneumatic bone?

Frontal, ethmoid, maxilla, sphenoid, and temporal

7

What is the characteristic of sesamoid bone?

The bone develops within a tendon

8

What are consistent examples of sesamoid bones?

Patella and pisiform

9

What are examples of heterotopic bone?

Calcific deposits in the pineal gland, heart, and ligaments

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