Define long bones. Where do we find them in human body?
Long bones are those bones that are longer than they are wide and provide strength, support and mobility.
There are five types of bones: sesamoid, flat, irregular, short and long.
The long bones are those that are longer than they are wide. They contain yellow marrow and red marrow which are blood-producing. These bones give strength and mobility to the body and also provide structural support.
Examples are the bones in the legs, the arms, and the phalanges.