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A&P Lab #3

The axial skeleton (exercises 8 and 9)

TermDefinition
How many true ribs? 1-7
False Ribs consist of how many? 8-12= 5
what ribs are floating ribs? 11 and 12
what does the thoracic cage consist of? bony thorax, which is composed of the sternum, ribs, and thoracic vertebrae
how many pairs of ribs? 12
Hyaline most skeletal cartilage is composed of Hyaline Cartilage
Elastic Ear and epiglottis
Fibro can withstand heavy compression used to construct the interverterbral dics, cartilage with the knee and pubis symphysis
long bone longer than it is wide
examples of long bones Femur, Phalanges....
Short Bones Typically cube shaped and they contain more spongy bone
Short Bone Examples Tarsal, Carpal....
Flat bones generally thin, w/ two waferlike layers of compact bone sandwhiching a layer of spongy bone
flat bone examples bones of the skull
Irregular Bones bones that do not fall in the short, long, or flat bone category
Irregular Bone examples vertebrae
how many bones in the adult skeleton? 206
What are sesamoid bones? special types of SHORT BONES formed in tendons
Example of Sesamoid bones Patellas ..... still included in the 206 count of bones (Kneecaps)
Sutural Bones tiny bones between the cranial bones
Created by: Jessie V