The term “chimera” comes from Greek mythology.
The earliest mention of a chimera comes from Homer’s The Iliad, which references an animal that is “a thing of immortal make, not human, lion-fronted and snake behind, a goat in the middle, and snorting out the breath of the terrible flame of bright fire.”
Eventually, the word “chimera” was used to refer to anything composed of very disparate parts.
I hope you’ve been drinking your milk, because next up, we’re talking about bones!
We all know that bones are important — and if you’ve ever broken one, you know better than anyone that strong bones are good bones.