Contains fat in adult bones. Epiphyseal line. Growth plate remnant. What differences between compact & spongy bone can be seen with the naked eye? Compact bone is very smooth, dense & thick. Spongy bone has a lot of open spaces. What is the function of the organic matrix in bone? Contains yellow marrow (mostly fat) in adults Contains red marrow for blood cell formation in infants In adults, red marrow is situated in cavities of spongy bone and epiphyses of some long bones.
contains fat in adult bones. G, Medullary Cavity. growth plate remnant. E, Epiphyseal line. major submembranous site of osteoblasts. D, endosteum & I, periosteum. What differences between compact and spongy bone can be seen with the naked eye? contains fat in adult bones. epiphyseal line. growth plate remnant. periosteum. major submembraneous site of osteoblasts. concentric lamellae. layers of bony matrix around a central canal. lacunae. site of oestocytes. central canal. longitudinal canal carrying blood vessels, lymphatics, and nerves.