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15 Cards in this Set

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All three bones of the hip bone make up the acetabulum?T/F
Each lower limb consists of how many bones?
The longest, strongest bone in the body?
femur (thigh bone)
The proximal end of the femur articulates with what?
acetabulum of the hip bone
The distal end of the femur articultes what?
tibia and patella
The body of the femur angles laterally? T/F
-angles medially-
The proximal head of the femur and the acetabulum form what joint?
hip (coxal) joint
Where would you find the greater and lesser trochanters?
Between the anterior surfaces of the trochanters is what line?
intertrochanteric line
Between the posterior surfaces of the trochanters is what crest?
intertrochanteric crest
Inferior to the intertrochanteric crest on the posterior side of the femur is a vertical ridge called?
gluteal tuberosity
Where would you find the linea aspera?
the posterior aspect of the femur
The distal end of the femur includes the medial and laterla condyles that articulate with the tibia? T/F
A depressed area between the condyles on the posterior surface is called the intercondylar fossa? T/F
A small, triangular bone located anterior to the knee joint?