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Can You Identify These Bones From an X-ray?
by Kennita Leon
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You won't have to "bone up" for this quiz!

With over 206 bones, the human body is truly amazing. The skelton and skull are the foundation of all movement and function. And what’s even more remarkable is when broken, the bones can heal themselves (if the injured area is kept stable) in six to 12 weeks to a significant degree. Although the sum of the parts is impressive, so are the parts themselves. For instance, the femur is the strongest bone in the body, as well as the only bone found in the thigh. There's also a bone called the lacrimal that is so delicate and small it houses the lacrimal sac used for storing tears. Get ready to be fascinated by the bones in these X-ray by taking the quiz now.

One doesn’t need to be an orthopedic surgeon or a biologist to get all the questions correct. You may know a little right now but end up learning a lot! For instance, many people don’t know there are three bones found in the middle ear. Or the density of your bones reaches a maximum level around age 30. If all else fails, you can have fun singing “Dem Bones” song while completing the quiz. We’ll get you started. “The ankle bone’s connected to the leg bone and the leg bone’s connected the knee bone …”

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