Asked by: Pricilla Truferoasked in category: General Last Updated: 26th January, 2020
Is the white fibrous layer that covers the outside of bone?
Similarly, you may ask, what is the outer layer of bone called?
The outer surface of bone is called the periosteum (say: pare-ee-OSS-tee-um). It's a thin, dense membrane that contains nerves and blood vessels that nourish the bone. The next layer is made up of compact bone.
Subsequently, question is, what kind of tissue forms the superficial layer of all parts of a bone? 14 Cards in this Set
|Located in the middle of osteons, the ____________ contain the arterial, venous, and nervous supply for the compact bone.||central canal|
|What kind of tissue forms the superficial layer of all parts of a bone?||compact bone|
|Bone cell involved in bone-resorbtion||Osteoclasts|
Keeping this in view, what is the membrane that covers the bone?
Where is the periosteum located?
Periosteum is found all over the human body on almost every bone, except places where articular cartilage is located, such as in the small bones of your hands and feet and in your joints.