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How many phalanges are there in ONE HAND?
14
Is the patella proximal or distal to the foot?
Proximal (or superior)
Which kind of joint is most vulnerable to injury?
Ball and socket
Are the true ribs superior or inferior to the false ribs?
Superior
Which vertebrae have fewer bones than the other sections of the vertebral column?
Lumbar
A group of connective tissues that attach bones to muscles are known as
Tendons
Bones are held together by groups of stringy connective tissue called
Ligaments
What are the 2 types of bone tissue?
Spongy and compact
What is a junction of 2 or more bones or a joint known as?
Articulation
What are the ends of long bones called?
Epiphysis
The collarbone is called the
Clavicle
The section of the vertebrae that connects the ribs is
Thoracic
Sutures are found in the
Skull
The cervical region of the spinal column is found in the
Neck
Movable bones are bound to each other by
Ligaments
The SHAFT of a long bone is called
Diaphysis
The AXIS is what bone
C2
How many total bones are there in one leg?
32
The cheekbone is
Zygomatic
The relative positions superior and inferior are created by what plane?
Transverse
What is the only moveable bone in the skull?
Manidble
Which bone has a FORAMEN?
(sternum, patella, scapula, ischium)
Sacrum
What is the name of the bone in the arm that articulates with the humerus?
Ulna
Where does the humerus joins the scapula?
Glenoid cavity
What BONE has muscle attachments that contribute to the MOVEMENT OF THE TONGUE
Hyoid
The shoulder and hip joints are what kind of joint?
Ball and socket
Common name for FRONTAL BONE OF SKULL
Forehead
How many lumbar vertebrae
5
How many floating ribs
4
The XYPHOID PROCESS is on the bottom of what bone
Sternum
TAILBONE is
Coccyx
How many bones in human skeleton
206
The 3 tiny bones in each
MIDDLE EAR
Ossicles
HEELBONE is
Calcaneus
The larger bone in lower leg on the big toe side
Tibia
How many total bones are there in one arm from shoulder to toes
30
The bone on the LITTLE FINGER SIDE of the forearm
Ulna
The bone on the THUMB SIDE of the forearm
Radius
What are the 4 basic types of human tissue
Muscle
Connective
Nerve
Epithelial
What is the process by which the body's internal environment is kept stable in spite of changes in the external world
Homeostasis
The thick, tough, double-layered membrane that covers a bone
Periosteum
What are the 3 planes of the body
Transverse
Sagittal
Frontal
A hole in a bone
Foramen
The thigh bone
Femus