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What are the parts of the long bone

Two ends: epiphyses; body: diaphysis

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What joins the diaphysis to the epiphysis in mature bones

Metaphysis

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Name the fibrous covering of the bone not covered by the articular cartilage

Periosteum

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What is the compact bone surrounding the medullary cavity

Compact or cancellous (spongy)