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Types of Bones. Flat Structure Thin Flat shape Flat Function Provide protection for organs and tissues Are large surfaces for muscle attachments.

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1 Types of Bones

2 Flat Structure Thin Flat shape

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

4 Flat Example Cranium Ribs Sternum

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

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

7 Short Example Ankle Wrist bones

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

9 Long Function Strength

10 Long Example Femur Tibia Fibula Humerus Ulna Radius

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

12 Irregular Function Mechanical support Protection

13 Irregular Example Vertebrae Some facial bones


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