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med-term 15f

bones & vertebrae

clavical collar bone
scapula (pl. scapulae) shoulder blade
acromion joint b/w clavical & scapula
sternum breastbone
siphoid process lowest portion of sternum
manubrium upper portion of sternum
ribs 12 pairs - 7 true, 3 false, 2 floating
costal cartilage connects 7 true ribs to sternum
humerus upper arm bone
ulna lower arm bone (little finger side)
olecranon elbow bone
radius lower arm bone (thumb side)
carpals wrist bones
metacarpals palm of hand (5)
glenoid fossa depression in scapula where humerus fits in
phalanges (singular: phalanx) fingers & toes
pelvic girdle pelvis bones
ilium uppermost pelvic bone, dorsal, (where they take bone marrow),meets w sacram forming sacroiliac joint
ischium posterior part of pelvis
pubis anterior part
pubic symphysis cartilaginous disk joining the 2 pubic bones
pelvic cavity area made w/in ring of bone formed by pelvic girdle
femur thigh bone
acetabulum socket (depression) in pelvis, where femur head sits to make hip joint
patella kneecap
tibia shin bone
fibia small bone in lower leg, next to tibia
tarsals bones of the hindfoot (like carpals)
metatarsals bones of midfoot (like metacarpals)
phalanges of the feet toes
phosphorus mineral in bones w calcium
metaphysis flared end of long bone
vertebrae spinal column
intervertebral disks cartilage pads b/w vertebra
cervical vert C1 to C7
thoracic vert T1 to T12
lumbar vert L1 to L5
sacral vert 5 bones fused tog
coccyx tailbone
vertebral body inner, thick, round, anterior portion of vert
spinous process posterior portion
transverse process posterior portion
neural canal opening for the spinal cord to pass thru
Created by: gma.d