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Types of Bones.

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1 Types of Bones

2 Thin Flat shape Flat Structure

3 Provide protection for organs and tissues
Are large surfaces for muscle attachments Flat Function

4 Cranium Ribs Sternum Flat Example

5 Cube or nugget shaped Have approximately equal length and width Short Structure

6 Strength in a small area but with limited movement
Short Function

7 Ankle Wrist bones Short Example

8 Greater length than width
Usually somewhat curved for strength Long Structure

9 Strength Long Function

10 Femur Tibia Fibula Humerus Ulna Radius Long Example

11 Shapes vary due to the functions they fulfill within the body
Irregular Structure

12 Mechanical support Protection Irregular Function

13 Vertebrae Some facial bones Irregular Example

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