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16 Cards in this Set

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Name the three bones of the hip bone?
ilium, ischium, pubis
What is the acetabulum?
the socket for the hip joint where all three bones are fused together
The ischium and foramen form a bony ring with what in the center?
obturator foramen
What makes up the pelvis?
The two hip bones and the sacrum.
Describe what makes up the hip joint, and what type of joint it is?
ball and socket, synovial joint of the acetabulum of hip bone and head of the femur
What three ligaments reinforce the fibrous capsule of the hip joint?
iliofemoral,ischiofemoral, pubofemoral
What part of the femur do many muscles have origins and insertions?
linea aspera
What bone contributes to the knee joint?
What are the palpable distal extremeties of the tibia a fibula named?
tibia- medial malleolus
fibula- lateral malleolus
The knee joint consists of what joints between what bones?
two condylar synovial joints: between the femoral and tibial condyle
gliding synovial joint: between patella and femur
What is the purpose of the menisci?
enhance the depth of fit of the femoral condyles
What resists unwanted sideward movements of the knee?
collateral ligaments
What do the anterior/posterior cruciate ligaments do?
resist forward/backward displacement of the tibia/femur
Name the seven tarsals.
talus, calcaneus, navicular, cuboid, cuneiforms (3)
What type of joint is the ankle joint? Made up of what bones?
hinge-type synovial joint: tibia fibula and talus
Longitudinal arches serve what purposes.
absorbing shock loads and balancing the body