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long bone

n.
Any of several elongated bones of vertebrate limbs that have a roughly cylindrical shaft containing marrow.
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Noun1.long bone - in limbs of vertebrate animals: a long cylindrical bone that contains marrowlong bone - in limbs of vertebrate animals: a long cylindrical bone that contains marrow
bone, os - rigid connective tissue that makes up the skeleton of vertebrates
endosteum - vascular membrane that lines the inner surface of long bones
epiphysis - the end of a long bone; initially separated from the main bone by a layer of cartilage that eventually ossifies so the parts become fused
diaphysis, shaft - the main (mid) section of a long bone
metaphysis - the growing part of a long bone between the diaphysis and the epiphysis
arm bone - a bone in the arm
leg bone - a bone of the leg
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If a long bone in the arm or leg bends, it may crack on one side only, producing an incomplete break called a greenstick fracture.
The most plausible explanation is that a lack of constant physical activity causes the bone in the head of the femur the long bone in the thigh to become thinner and lighter than those found in modern primates such as chimpanzees, gorillas and orangutans," explained Timothy M.
A long bone survey demonstrated patchy intramedullary sclerosis in symmetric distribution affecting the shafts and metaphyseal portions of the bilateral radii, ulnae, femurs, tibiae, and fibulae with bilateral humeral sparing (Fig.
Interstitial growth at a specialised area of long bone near the epiphysis known as the epiphyseal (growth) plate, where cartilage cells (chondrocytes) eventually enlarge and degenerate, and are replaced by osteoblasts and osteocytes invading from the diaphysis towards the space created at the plate by the degenerating chondrocytes.
Based on the analysis of long bone fragments (portions), we identified the position of fracture lines in particular bones (Table 4, Figure 2).
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