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Can you name the five types of human bones?

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femur, tibia, humerus, clavicle...bones with bodies longer than they are wide with growth plates at both ends
lunate, hamate, triquetral, cuboid...bones approximately as long as they are wide that provide stability and support
sternum, scapula, ribs, frontal bone...bones to provide protection or a broad surface for muscle attachment
vertebrae, coccyx, mandible, hyoid...non-uniformly shaped bones that do not fall into any other category
patella, pisiformsmall bones embedded in a tendon (could include two bones sometimes found at the base of the first metatarsal)

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