What Are Bones for?

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Bones are defined as rigid organs that constitute part of the endoskeleton of vertebrates. They give support and protect the various organs of the body, produce red and white blood cells and store minerals. They come in a variety of shapes and have a complex internal and external structure, are lightweight yet strong and hard and serve multiple functions.
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Bones are for providing support for our bodies and help form our shape. The backbone protects the spinal cord, a pathway for messages connecting the brain to the body. The ribs and the pelvis form a cage that shelters internal organs such as the heart, lungs, liver and bladder.
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