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Whole body bones

bones of the thorax, pelvis and extremities

CLAVICLE Collar bone.
SCAPULA The shoulder blade.
ACROMION The extension of the scapula that joins with the clavicle to form a joint above the shoulder.
COSTAL CARTILAGE Cartilaginous attachment of the ribs and sternum.
STERNUM Breastbone
XIPHOID PROCESS The lowest portion of the sternum.
MANUBRIUM The upper portion of the sternum.
RIBS 12 pairs; the first 7 pairs join the sternum.
HUMERUS Upper arm bone.
ULNA Medial lower arm (forearem) bone.
OLECRANON the proximal bony process of the ulna at the elbow.
RADIUS Lateral lower arm (forearem) bone.
CARPALS Wrist bones; there are two rows of four bones in the wrist.
METACARPALS The five bones of the palm of the hand.
PELVIC GIRDLE This collection of bones supports the truck of the body and articulates with the femur to form the hip joint.
ILIUM The uppermost and largest portion of the pelvis.
ISCHIUM The posterior part of the pelvis.
PUBIS The anterior part of the pelvis.
PUBIC SYMPHYSIS The two pubic bones in the pelvis. They are joined by a fibrocartilaginous disk.
PHALANGES Finger and toe bones
METACARPALS The five bones of the palm of the hand.
FEMUR Thigh bone; this is the longest bone in the body.
PATELLA Knee cap; this is a small, flat bone that lies in front of the articulation between the femur and one of the lower leg bones called the tibia.
TIBIA Larger of the two bones of the lower leg; the tibia runs under the skin in the front part of the leg.
FIBULA Smaller of the two lower leg bones; this thin bone, well hidden under the leg muscles, runs parallel to the tibia.
TARSALS Bones of the hind part of the foot ; these severn short bones resemble the carpal bones of the wrist but are larger.
MATATARSALS Bones of the midfoot; there are five metatarsal bones, which are similar to the metacarpals of the hand.
VERTEBRAL COLUMN (CTLSC) Cervical; Thoracic; Lumbar; Sacral; Coccyx
CRANIAL BONES Bones of the skull
PARIETAL BONE The two bones (one on each side of the skull)that form the roof and upper part of the sides of the cranium.
CORONAL SUTURE Is the connection across the skull between the two parietal bones and the frontal bone.
FRONTAL BONE Forms the forehead and the roof of the bony sockets that contain the eyes.
TEMPORAROL BONE The two bones that form the lower sides and bae of the cranium.
OCCIPITAL BONE Forms the back and base of the skull and joins the parietal and temporal bones, forming a suture.
SPHENOID BONE The bat-shaped bone that extends behind the eyes and forms part of the base of the skull.
ETHMOID BONE The thin delicate bone that supports the nasal cavity and forms part of the orbits of the eyes.
MASTOID PROCESS A round process of the temporal bone behind the ear
STYLOID PROCESS Pole-like process extending downward from the temporal bone of the skull and mandibular bone of the jaw.
TEMPOROMANDIBULAR JOINT The area of connection between the temporal and mandibular bones.
MENTAL FORAMEN The opening in the mandible tht allows blood vessels and nerves to enter and leave.
NASAL BONES The two slender bones that support the bridge of the nose.
LACRIMAL BONES The two small, thin bones located at the corner of each eye.
MAXILLARY BONES The upper jawbone.
MANDIBULAR BONE The lower jawbone.
ZYGOMATIC BONES The two bones, one on each side of the face, that form the high portion of the cheek.
VOMER the thin, single, flat bone that forms the lower portion of the masal septum.
SINUSES Air cavities located in specific places within the cranial and facial bones to lighten the skull and warm and moisten air as it passes through.
CERVICAL CURVE Cervical vertebrae C1-C7 Throat and neck area
THORACIC CURVE Thoracic vertebrae T1-T12 Rib area
LUMBAR CURVE Lumbar vertebrae L1-L5 Lower back area
SACRAL CURVE Sacral vertebrae (sacrum) pelvic area
COCCYX Tailbone
Created by: kermelj