Definition of Os longum

1. Noun. In limbs of vertebrate animals: a long cylindrical bone that contains marrow.

Exact synonyms: Long Bone
Generic synonyms: Bone, Os
Terms within: Endosteum, Metaphysis
Specialized synonyms: Epiphysis, Diaphysis, Shaft, Arm Bone, Leg Bone

Medical Definition of Os longum

1. One of the elongated bones of the extremities, consisting of a tubular shaft (diaphysis) and two extremities (epiphyses) usually wider than the shaft; the shaft is composed of compact bone surrounding a central medullary cavity. Compare: short bone. Synonym: os longum, pipe bone. (05 Mar 2000)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Os Longum

os hamatum
os hyoideum
os iliacum
os ilium
os incae
os incisivum
os intermaxillare
os intermedium
os intermetatarseum
os interparietale
os irregulare
os ischii
os japonicum
os lacrimale
os longum (current term)
os lunatum
os magnum
os malare
os metacarpale
os metatarsale
os multangulum majus
os multangulum minus
os nasale
os naviculare
os naviculare manus
os occipitale
os odontoideum
os orbiculare
os palatinum

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