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Consists of the bones, cartilages, ligaments, and joints
Protect vital organs, gives structure and support to the body, and it is where most of the new blood cells are formed
How many bones are there in the average human body?
How many bones do you have when you're born?
What mineral is important for bones?
What vitamin helps the body absorb calcium for the bones?
What is the longest bone?
What is the smallest bone?
These commonly happen because of car
accidents, falls, or sports injuries. Other
causes are low bone density and
osteoporosis, which cause weakening of the
bones. Overuse can cause stress _________,
which are very small cracks in the bone.
This is a stretching or tearing of ligaments — the tough bands of
fibrous tissue that connect two bones together in your joints. The most
common location for a ______ is in your ankle.
A medical condition in which the bones
become brittle and fragile from loss of tissue,
typically as a result of hormonal changes, or
deficiency of calcium or vitamin D.
This medical condition occurs due to a vitamin D deficiency. A disease of infancy and childhood characterized by softening of the bones, leading to abnormal bone growth.
A disease of the joints that makes it painful to move.
The bone located by your head.
The bone located by your chin.
The bone going from your shoulder to the bottom of your neck.
Two shoulder blades at the top of your back.
The bone protecting your lungs and heart.
The bone of your upper arm.
The bone going down the center of your chest.
The medial bone of the forearm (pinky side).
The 26 small bones that make up your backbone. It's commonly called the spine.
The lateral bone of the forearm (thumb side).
The bones forming the wrist.
The bones in the hand connecting the wrist to the fingers.
The hip bone.
The bone at the base of the spinal cord.
The thigh bone.
The knee bone. It's also known as the kneecap.
The thick bone in your lower leg.
The calf bone in the lower leg. It's thin.
The bones in the ankle.
The bones connecting your ankle to your toes.
The tops of your hands and feet. They're also called fingers and toes.
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