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19 Cards in this Set

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how are the skeletons in our body divided?
appendicular(upper and lower limbs, arms and legs)
axial (head,neck,trunk)
4 parts of the axial skeleton?
hyoid bone
vertebral column
thoracic cage: ribs and sternum
4 parts of the appendicular skeleton?
pectoral girdle
upper limbs
pelvic girdle
lower limbs
what is the pectoral girdle?
scapula(shoulder blade)+clavicle(collarbone)

connects bones of upper limbs to axial skeleton (keypin)
aids in upper limb movement
what are the upper limbs?
humerus(arm bone)+2 forearm bones(radius+ulna)+wrist and hand

humerus,radius and ulna articulate at the elbow joint

at the distal end of the radius and ulna= wrist
how many wrist bones are there?
8 carpals
how many bones in palm?
5 metacarpals
how many bones in finger
14 finger bones called phalanges
what is the pelvic girdle?
2 coxae (hipbones) attactched to each other and to the sacrum
what does the pelvic girdle connect?
bones of lower limbs to the axial skeleton with sacrum and coccyx, forms the pelvis
what does the pelvis do?
protects lower abdomin and repro organs!
what are the lower limbs?
femur(thigh bone) + 2 leg bones (tibia+fibia)+ankle and foot
what is the tibia?
aka shin bone
what is the fibia?
calf bone
where do the tibia and fibia articulate ?
wtf is the patella?
knee cap
how many ankle bones are there?
there are 7 tarsals
wtf is a metatarsal?
5 bones of instep
how many bones in the toes?
14 phalanges