Do all bones have spongy bone?
Whereas compact bone tissue forms the outer layer of all bones, spongy bone or cancellous bone forms the inner layer of all bones.
What is an example of a spongy bone?
Where is spongy bone found in the body?
Where are bones soft and spongy?
Is femur spongy bone?
Spongy bone is supplied by fewer and larger vessels than compact bone. These vessels perforate the outer compact layer and are distributed into the spongy portion of bone, which is filled with marrow. Bone marrow is tissue found in long bones, like the femur, that contains stem cells.