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Section through the shaft of a human femur or upper leg bone. The bone has been sectioned to show the trabeculae that form the internal supportive structure of long bones. In old age, the density of trabeculae decreases (osteoporosis) and the bones become vulnerable to fracture.
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Section through the shaft of a human femur or upper leg bone. The bone has been sectioned to show the trabeculae that form the internal supportive structure of long bones. In old age, the density of trabeculae decreases (osteoporosis) and the bones become vulnerable to fracture.

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From gallery: Ralph Hutchings Portfolio
Photographer: Ralph Hutchings
Source: Visuals Unlimited, Inc.
Date: 1 Aug 2007
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Credit: Ralph Hutchings/Visuals Unlimited, Inc.
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