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Q1 Anatomy

Hyoid Bone, Vertebral Column, Ribs, Sternum

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The only bone with no direct articulation with any other bone, Inferior to the mandible Hyoid Bone
The functions of the vertebral column (2) Transmits weight of trunk to lower limbs and surrounds/protects spinal cord
Parts of the vertebral column (5) Cervical vertebrae (7), Thoracic vertebrae (12), lumbar vertebrae (5), Sacrum (1) and Coccyx (1)
The functions of the vertebral column Attachment site for muscles of neck and back
Connects bone to bone Ligaments
Connects bone to muscle Tendons
Cushion-like pads between vertebrae Intervertebral Discs
Vertebrae of the neck region Cervical Vertebrae (7)
Vertebrae of the thoracic region Thoracic Vertebrae (12)
Vertebrae of the lower back Lumbar Vertebrae (5)
Vertebrae inferior to lumbar vertebrae, Superior to coccyx, Articulates with the hip bones Sacrum (1)
Most inferior vertebrae Coccyx (1)
Vertebrae that supports the skull, C1, Allows for nodding 'yes' The Atlas
Vertebrae that allows for shaking 'no,' Dens, Odontoid Process, C2 The Axis
The vertebrae that articulate with the ribs Thoracic Vertebrae
The vertebrae that bears the weight of the body Lumbar Vertebrae
The vertebrae that shapes the posterior wall of the pelvis The Sacrum
The vertebrae that forms the 'tailbone' The Coccyx
The functions of the bony thorax (3) Protects the thoracic organs, Supports shoulder girdle and limbs, Provides attachment sites for muscles
The superior section of the sternum Manubrium
The 'bulk' of the sternum Body
The inferior end of the sternum Xiphoid Process
Ribs that attach to sternum by costal cartilage, Superior seven pairs True Ribs
Ribs that indirectly attach to sternum, or do not attach at all, Inferior five pairs False Ribs
Ribs 11-12 are known as ___ ___ Floating Ribs
Created by: amber.whalen