Anatomy of Long Bones Quiz

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Where is the diaphysis located in a long bone?

In the center region

What is the function of the epiphyseal growth plate in pre-pubertal individuals?

To help in longitudinal bone growth

What type of cartilage lines the ends of a long bone?

Articular (hyaline) cartilage

What is the outer layer of periosteum mainly composed of?

Fibrous tissue

What is the function of the epiphyseal growth plate during puberty?

It becomes completely ossified

Where is the articular (hyaline) cartilage located in a long bone?

Above the epiphyseal region

What is the composition of periosteum in a long bone?

Outer fibrous layer and inner cellular layer with osteoblasts

What happens to the cartilage of the growth plate in pre-pubertal individuals?

It becomes completely ossified

Test your knowledge of the anatomy of long bones with this quiz. Learn about the diaphysis, epiphyses, growth plates, periosteum, bone marrow, and more.

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