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Trachea

The trachea is also called the windpipe and it connects the mouth to the lungs.   It is distinguished from the nearby esophagus by the presence of cartilage rings which prevent the airway from collapsing.   At the top of the trachea is the larynx, or the voicebox. …

Label the Parts of a Long Bone

    a = epiphysis b = diaphysis c = articular cartilage d = periosteum f = compact bone g = medullary cavity (yellow marrow) h = endosteum j = epiphyseal line (growth plate) Coloring worksheet for this image.