Flashcards in Bone Classification Deck (9)
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
What is the name given to bone formed in a non-bone location?
What is the name given to bone formed from existing bone?
What are examples of short bones?
Most of the bones of the carpus and tarsus
What is characteristic of pneumatic bone?
Air spaces with the bone
What are examples of pneumatic bone?
Frontal, ethmoid, maxilla, sphenoid, and temporal
What is the characteristic of sesamoid bone?
The bone develops within a tendon
What are consistent examples of sesamoid bones?
Patella and pisiform