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Short Bones: The short bones are bones that are generally square shaped and area about as long as they are wide. The short bones include the carpals of the wrist and the tarsals of the ankle. The functions of the short bones include supporting movement, creating insertion points for muscles, and storing some minerals, such as calcium and phosphorus. The short bones form a part of the appendicular skeleton.
Conditions that can afflict the short bones include infection, trauma, fracture, osteoporosis, osteomyelitis and dislocations.
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