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Your bones are living tissue and always changing.

They not only support your body but also serve as a depository for important minerals.

Many skeletal muscles are paired, enabling you to move. They are connected to bones by tendons.

Compound fractures break through the skin. Simple fractures do not. The several varieties of simple fractures are classified according to the nature of the fracture. Examples include greenstick, transverse, oblique, and comminuted.