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Anatomy of bone

Anatomy of Bone Bone is porous and spongy or compact. Spongy bone tissue contains large spaces filled with marrow. Compact bone has few spaces and provides protection and support, it also helps long bones resist the stress of weight placed on them.
Long bones Levers Humerus, Femur
Short bones Strength and mobility Carpals, Tarsals
Flat bones Protection for internal organs Ribs, Skull, Sternum, Scapulae
Irregular bones Support for body. Vertebrae, Sacrum, Coccyx, Pelvis
Ligaments Strong connective tissues that connects bones together, have limited elasticity and are not able to repair themselves if torn or overstretched.
Created by: LisaSceviour