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Answered 2016-04-21 12:53:20

The shaft of the bone, between the epiphyses, is called the diaphysis. It has a hollow central medullary cavity containing marrow.
The shaft of long bones is called DIAPHYSIS

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What is in the center of the shaft in a long bone?

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