21st October 2019


What are the 4 types of bones and examples?

Types of Bones (Bone Types)
  • Femur (leg bone)
  • Tibia (leg bone)
  • Fibula (leg bone)
  • Humerus (arm bone)
  • Ulna (arm bone)
  • Radius (arm bone)

Furthermore, what type of bone is the calcaneus?

The carpals in the wrist (scaphoid, lunate, triquetral, hamate, pisiform, capitate, trapezoid, and trapezium) and the tarsals in the ankles (calcaneus, talus, navicular, cuboid, lateral cuneiform, intermediate cuneiform, and medial cuneiform) are examples of short bones.

What type of bone is the maxilla?

The irregular bones are: the vertebrae, sacrum, coccyx, temporal, sphenoid, ethmoid, zygomatic, maxilla, mandible, palatine, inferior nasal concha, and hyoid.

What are the short bones?

Carpus (bones of wrist) is classified as short bone. Short bones are designated as those bones that are as wide as they are long. Their primary function is to provide support and stability with little to no movement. They are one of five types of bones: short, long, flat, irregular and sesamoid.
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