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  1. 7. investment of bone, consisting of a dense, fibrous outer layer, to which muscles attach, and a more delicate, inner layer capable of forming bone.
  2. 8. sarcoma-a malignant tumor of the bone.
  3. 9. canal-a microscopic channel in bone, through which a blood vessel runs.
  4. 11. most common form of arthritis.
  5. 12. cell of osseous tissue within the bone matrix; a bone cell.
  6. 15. development of fibrous connective tissue.
  7. 17. abnormally large amount of calcium in the blood.
  8. 18. fracture-an incomplete fracture of a long bone, in which one side is broken and the other side is still intact.
  9. 19. of the large multinuclear cells in growing bone concerned with the absorption of osseous tissue, as in the formation of canals.
  10. 21. bone-forming cell.
  11. 23. breaking of a bone, cartilage, or the like, or the resulting condition.
  1. 1. inflammation of the bone and bone marrow, usually caused by bacterial infection.
  2. 2. of childhood, characterized by softening of the bones as a result of inadequate intake of vitamin D.
  3. 3. part resembling a small beam or crossbar.
  4. 4. sudden removal of soil by change in a river's course or by a flood, from the land of one owner to that of another.
  5. 5. of the parathyroid gland.
  6. 6. disease-A chronic disease of the elderly characterized by alteration of bone tissue.
  7. 10. zone of growth between the epiphysis and diaphysis during development of a bone.
  8. 13. Anatomy-of, pertaining to, resembling, or consisting of cortex.
  9. 14. small canal or tubular passage, as in bone.
  10. 16. of the structures composing the skeleton of a vertebrate.
  11. 18. plate-The area between the epiphysis and the diaphysis within which bone growth occurs.
  12. 19. disorder in which the bones become increasingly brittle.
  13. 20. canal-Any of the various canals in bone that transmit blood vessels from the periosteum into the bone.
  14. 22. thin plate, scale, membrane, or layer, as of bone, tissue, or cell walls.