Resource 3: Words and meanings – bones in the body

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HumerusThe single bone found in the upper arm
CraniumThe skull, which protects the brain
FibulaThe smaller of the two bones found in the lower leg
RadiusOne of the bones in the wrist that rotates as you twist your hand
FemurThe single bone in the top leg and longest bone in the body
VertebraeThe bones that form the backbone and protect the nerves that pass through
MetacarpalsThe bones found in the hand
SternumThe breastbone, which protects the heart
ScapulaThe bone commonly known as the shoulder blade on the back
TibiaThe bigger of the two bones found in the lower leg
TarsusA group of bones forming the upper foot and ankle

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