Microscopic structure of compact bone

REVIEW SHEET 8: Microscopic Structure of Compact Bone
114 Review Sheet 8 Microscopic Structure of Compact Bone 11. Several descriptions of bone structure are given below. Identify



  1. Lamella - Each osteon consists of concentric layers or lamellae
    of compact bone tissue that surronds the central canal, the
    haversian canal.
  2. Lacuna - In mature bone osteocytes and their processses resides
    insidespaces called Lacunae
  3. Central canal - also called as the haversian canal contains the
    blood supply of the bone.
  4. Canaliculi - Bone canaliculi are microscopic canals between the
    lacunae of ossified bone .

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