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    Information About Bone And Muscles

    Skeleton protects the inner organs and give shape to the body.

    Bone need minerals like calcium and vitamins for their strength.

    Bone is 6 times stronger than a steel bar of the same weight.

    Bone marrow is the body's factory for producing red blood cells and is used for storing fat.

    Bone has hard covering called compact bone and inner layer called spongy bone.

    skull has 22 separate bones ,8 flat bones locked together.

    14 bones form the frame of the face.A nose is made up of cartilage.

    Young children have 33 vertebrae.

    A man has 36 vertebrae.A column of hollow bones is called vertebrae.

    There are 12 sets of bones form the ribcage.

    Upper arm has a single long bone called humerus till the elbow.

    There are 27 bones in hands and wrists.

    Leg bones are connected to pelvic gridle.

    Femur is the largest bone in the body.

    Joint is a junction between two or more bones.

    Stretchy straps called ligaments joins the bones at the joints.

    Joints is the place where two bones are held together by ligaments.

    Muscles are connected to the bones by cord called tendons.

    In human body there are about 650 muscles.

    Muscles are three types skeletal,smooth and cardiac muscles.

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