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What are 5 different BONE classifications?

1) LONG BONES
2) IRREGULAR BONES
3) FLAT BONES
4) SHORT BONES
5) SESAMOID BONES

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What are characteristics of LONG BONES?

A LONG BONE must have a shaft and two ends

3

What are characteristics of IRREGULAR BONES?

An IRREGULAR BONE has a complex shape, varies in shape and structure

4

What are characteristics of FLAT BONES?

A FLAT BONE is...a BONE...that's flat...

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5

What are characteristics of SHORT BONES?

A SHORT BONE is as wide as it is long

6

Give and example of a LONG BONE

The FEMUR

7

Give and example of an IRREGULAR BONE

VERTEBRAE

8

Give and example of a FLAT BONE

The FRONTAL BONE

9

Give and example of a SHORT BONE

The CARPALS

10

What are characteristics of SESAMOID BONES?

A SESAMOID BONE is a small independent BONE that grows within a TENDON

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Give and example of a SESAMOID BONE

The PATELLA