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What is the primary function of the appenndicular system?
Each consists of a clavicle, and a scapula?
pectoral girdle
-or shoulder girdles-
Anterior bone that articulates with the manubrium of the sternum?
The clavicle with the sternum make what?
sternoclavicular joint
The scapula articulates with the clavicle to make what joint?
acromoioclavicular joint
The scapula articulates with the humerus at what joint?
glenohumeral (shoulder) joint
The pectoral girdles articulate with the vertebral column? T/F
FALSE; They DO NOT. -held in position by muscles attachments.-
The medial end of the clavicle is called the..?
sternal end
-articulates w/ sternum-
The broad, flat, lateral end,of the clavicle is called what?
acromial end
-articulates w/ acromion-
A large, triangular, flat bone situated in the superior part of the posterior thorax b/t the 2nd and 7th ribs?