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What type of bone is greater in length than width - consists of 1 shaft (main, cylindrical, central portion) and 2 extremities on each end (top, bottom)?
Clavicle, humerus, radius, ulna, femur, tibia, metacarpals, metatarsals, phalanges = example of this kind of bone
What type of bone is thin and composed of 2 parallel plates of compact bone w/ layer of spongy bone in between (Provide a lot of protection - large are for muscle attachment)?
Occipital, parietal, frontal, nasal, lacrimal, vomer, scapula, sternum, ribs, os coxae = examples of this type of bone?
What type of bone has complex shapes which cannot be place in any of the previous 3 groups (vary in amount of spongy and compact bone)?
Vertebrae, sacrum, coccyx, temporal, sphenoid, ethmoid, maxilla, mandible, palatine bones = examples of this type of bone?
Sutural and sesamoid bones
What are the 2 other types (not primary) of bone based on LOCATION and vary in #'s?
What other types of bones are (wormian) small bones b/w joints of certain cranial bones?
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