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1

what are the two different types of bone?

1. compact
2. cancellous

2

define compact bone?

mostly a solid matrix of cells (e.g. inferior border of the mandible)

3

compact bone is built for?

strength ; more solid

4

define cancellous bone?

lacy network of bone w/small, marrow-filled spaces

5

cancellous bone gives us?

strength w/out the weight

6

e.g. of cancellous bone

alveolar bone