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Anatomy of bone

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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.    


   


 
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