the outer layers of solid, hard bone that covers spongy bone; consists of parallel osteons containing mineral deposits and interstitial lamellae [ MP:0003797 http://www.informatics.jax.org/accession/hdene https://www.worldcat.org/search?q=bn%3A0-683-40008-8 ]

Synonyms: substantia compacta (pars ossea) compact bone substantia compacta cortical bone tissue bony cortex compact bone tissue cortical bone cortical region of bone substantia corticalis

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Term information

Subsets

uberon_slim, pheno_slim

latin term
substantia corticalis [ FMA:24018 FMA:TA ]

latin term
substantia compacta [ FMA:TA FMA:24018 ]

comment

MP distinguishes compact/cortical bone. in other AOs they are syns

id

UBERON:0001439

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