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Heather Manley – 10 Facts About the Skeletal System

10 Facts About the Skeletal System You Probably Didn’t Know

by Heather Manley

  1. Your bones will stop growing when you are 25?
  2. “Osteo” is the Greek word for bone?
  3. Bones can stick around for 1,000 years before decaying?
  4. Approximately 1/7 of your total body weight is bone?
  5. The smallest bone, the staples bone, is located in the ear?
  6. There are 24 ribs in the human body (12 pairs)?
  7. 1 in every 200 people will have 1 or 2 extra ribs?
  8. The skull is a collection of 22 fused bones?
  9. Bone is 4 times lighter than steel?
  10. The strongest bone in the body is the thighbone, or femur?

A little bit more about Dr. Heather:

Dr. Heather Manley, who in 2001 received her medical degree from the National College of Naturopathic Medicine in Portland, Oregon, is a practicing physician whose primary interest is preventative healthcare for families. She is the author of the award winning Human Body Detectives, her children’s educational adventure series of story-telling books, curriculum, eBooks, and iPhone/iPad apps.  She also promotes wellness and naturopathic healthcare on her website DrHeatherND.com. She lives on the Big Island of Hawaii with her husband and two daughters, and is currently at work on the next Human Body Detectives adventure.

 

 

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