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Long Bones

Summary Information: Long Bones

Long Bones: The long bones are bones that are longer than they are wide. The long bones include the femur, tibia, fibula, humerus, ulna, and radius. The functions of the long bones include supporting movement of the extremities, creating insertion points for muscles, producing blood cells in bone marrow, and storing some minerals, such as calcium and phosphorus. The long bones form a part of the appendicular skeleton.

Conditions that can afflict the long bones include infection, trauma, fracture, bone cancer, leukemia, osteoporosis, osteomyelitis and dislocations.

Closely Related Organs: Long Bones

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Conditions Afflicting Organs: Long Bones

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Sub Parts: Long Bones

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Symptoms Related to Afflictions of: Long Bones

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