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Answered 2011-04-21 01:29:00

The femur - a leg bone - is usually the longest bone in the human body.

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What is the difference between thigh bone and femur?

They are the same. Femur = thigh bone = longest bone of skeletal system

Why is the back bone is not the longest bone in your skeletal system?

Because it is made up of a series of bones called vertebrae and is not one continuous bone. The longest bone, at a guess, is probably the femur.

Facts about the femur?

Fun Fact: The femur is the strongest and the longest bone in the skeletal system.

What is the largest bone in your skeletal system?

Your Femur (thigh bone) is the largest bone in your skeletal system.

Which bones of the body are considered long bones?

The most longest bone in skeletal system of the body is the FEMUR.

Why are ligaments part of the skeletal system?

They are the connective tissue of the skeletal system. They connect bone to bone.

What is the strongest bones in the skeletal system?

The strongest bone in our skeletal system is the temporal bone.

Is the femur weight bearing?

The femur is the longest and strongest weight bearing bone of the skeletal system. The thigh and quadricep muscles surround this bone.

Where in your body is the skeletal system?

Your skeleton IS the skeletal system. Every bone is part of it.

Is the ulna bone part of the axial skeletal system?

no. it is the part of appendicular skeletal system...

What is the largest and strongest bone in the Human Skeletal system?

The largest and strongest bone in the human skeletal system is the femur. The femur is also referred to as the thigh bone.

Smallest bone in the skeletal system?

The stirrup "bone in the ear"

What system includes the compact bone?

Skeletal system includes the compact bones. The other type of bone is spongy bones. They perform the specific and desired functions.

What is the major organ of the skeletal system?

the skeletal system's organ is the bone.

What is skeletal system made up of?

The skeletal system is made of bone, cartilage, ligament, and more

What are the componets of the skeletal system and their functions?

the components of skeletal system and their functions are ..........

What are three organs of the skeletal system?

There are no organs in the skeletal system. The skeletal system is comprised of the bone structure of an organism; i.e. metatarsals, cranium etc.

What system is the bone marrow from?

well bone marrow is a substance that is inside of the bone, so there for bone marrow is part of the skeletal system.

Does the skeletal system produce blood cells?

No. Blood cells are produces in the bone marrow, which is NOT part of the skeletal system (despite the name). Bone marrow is part of the lymphatic system.

What organ system includes bone cartilage and tendons?

The skeletal system includes bone, cartilage, and tendons.

Is the skeleton attached to the bone?

the skeletal system is the bones!

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