What contains spongy bone in adults?


What contains spongy bone in adults?

Bone Anatomy

There are many different shapes of bones in the body consisting of long, short, flat, irregular, and sesamoid. Two types of bone tissue are cortical (compact) and cancellous (spongy) bone and bones are lined with tissue called the periosteum and endosteum. Red and yellow bone marrow is also present in each bone.

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The cancellous bone is also known as the spongy bone. It is a type of bone tissue found at the end of long bones and in the pelvic bones, ribs, skull,...

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