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Human body bones

stef 2012/05/15 16:37:17
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28 skull bones (14 facial, 8 cranial and 6 ear bones)
Hyoid bone of the neck (horseshoe-shaped)
26 vertebrae (7 cervical, 12 thoracic, 5 lumbar, sacrum made from 5 fused vertebrae and coccyx made from 3 fused vertebrae)
24 ribs, sternum or breastbone, shoulder girdle (2 clavicles and 2 scapulae)
2 in arms (humerus), 4 in forearms (2 radius, 2 ulna)
54 in the hands (carpus, metacarpus and digits)
2 Hip bones
2 in thighs (femur)
6 in the legs (2 patella, 2 tibia and 2 fibula)
52 in the feet (tarsus, metatarsus and digits)
All these bones together make the skeleton and support our body and maintain its shape.
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  • Sister Jean 2012/05/15 17:03:30
    other
    Sister Jean
    +1
    biology 101
  • Flamingolady 2012/05/15 17:02:05
    cool
    Flamingolady
    +1
    Wow, this is a wonderful post here on SodaHead. Thanks for the info! skeleton
  • stef Flaming... 2012/05/15 17:12:16
    stef
    was that scarsm??
  • Flaming... stef 2012/05/21 02:57:07
    Flamingolady
    Absolutely not. If I am being sarcastic, please, you will not need to ask. Seriously. And just so you know, I printed out the list of bones because I wanted to be able to remember them all.
  • stef Flaming... 2012/05/22 14:43:42
    stef
    oh sorry i wasnt sure =)
    lol thats cool =)
    i tohught it was interesting
  • Flaming... stef 2012/05/22 22:43:09
    Flamingolady
    Too many of the things here on Sodahead are just opinions and this was actually something worth learning (again!)
  • stef Flaming... 2012/05/23 17:21:03
    stef
    oh im glad that i could do something right =P
    i find it interesting to learn =)

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