Huesos planos

Definición

Los huesos planos, como por ejemplo el cráneo y las costillas, están compuestos de una capa de hueso esponjoso entre dos capas delgadas de hueso compacto. Su forma es aplanada, no redondeada. Estos huesos tienen médula, pero no una cavidad de médula ósea.

Revision

Last reviewed 8/14/2011 by David C. Dugdale, III, MD, Professor of Medicine, Division of General Medicine, Department of Medicine, University of Washington School of Medicine. Also reviewed by David Zieve, MD, MHA, Medical Director, A.D.A.M., Inc.

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