A material which makes up the skeleton of an animal. Primarily based on phosphate and carbonate. Bones are strong because they contain calcium. Bones are hollow and contain a soft substance called bone marrow.

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Density 1850 kgm-3Clip
Tensile strength 140000000 Nm-2Clip
Youngs modulus 28000000000 Nm-2Clip
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See also: Femur.

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