Flashcards in Exam 1 - Bone Classification Deck (14):
What are the six more commonly used classifications of normal bone?
paranasl sinus/pneumatic bone
What are the classifications given to abnormal bones stressed in Spinal Anatomy?
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 is the primary characteristic of short bones?
they are essentially cuboidal
What are examples of short bones?
most of the bones of the carpus and tarsus
What are examples of flat bones?
the parietal bone
What is characteristic of pneumatic bone?
air spaces within the bone
What are examples of pneumatic bone?
What bones contain paranasal sinuses?
What is the characteristic of sesamoid bone?
the bone develops within a tendon
What are consistent examples of sesamoid bones?
What are examples of heterotopic bone?
calcific depositis in the pineal gland ((brain sand)), heart, and ligaments