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12 Cards in this Set

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The upper limb consists of how many bones all together?
30 bones
The longest and largest bone of the upper limb?
The proximal head of the humerus articulates with the glenoid cavity of the scapula to form what joint?
glenohumeral joint
Distal to the head of the humerus is a visible oblique groove called?
anatomical neck
A lateral projection-distal to the anatomical neck
greater tubercle
A anterior projection-distal to the greater tubercle?
lesser tubercle
A groove between the two tubercles?
intertubercular sulcus
-AKA bicipital groove
A constriction in the humerus just distal to the tubercles, fractures often occur here?
surgical neck
Found laterally, at the middle portion of the shaft of the humerus; a roughened V-shaped area?
deltoid tuberosity
-attachment point for tendons of deltoid muscle
A rounded knob on the lateral aspect of the humerus that articulates with the head of the radius?
Located medial to the capitulum, a spool-shaped surface that articulates with the ulna?
A posterior depression that receives the olecranon of the ulna when forearm is extended?
olecranon fossa