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lower extremeties and pelvic girdle

os coxa consists of ilium, ishium, and pubis
ilium large flaring bone; articulation with the sacrum and forms the sacroiliac joint
acetabulum deep hemispherical socket on lateral pelvic surface
pubis forms anterior region of coxal bone
pubic symphysis 2 pubic bones are joined by fibrocartilage at midline
obturator foramen large hole between pubis and ischium
ischium forms posterioinferior region of the coxal bone
femur single bone of thigh
head of femur ball-shaped; articulates with the acetabulum and forms the hip joint
patellar surface articulates with patella
medial and lateral condyles of the femur articulate with the medial and lateral condyles of the tibia
patella triangular sesamoid bone (short)
tibia region of lower limb between knee and ankle
medial and lateral condyles of the tibia located on proximal end of tibia and articulate with medial and lateral condyles of femur
tibiofibular joints proximal and distal
medial malleolus forms medial bulge of ankle
fibula stick like; lateral bone of leg
lateral malleolus forms lateral bulge of ankle
interosseous membrane connects the tibia and fibula
tarsal bones talus(ankle bone), calcaneus(heel bone), cuboid, navicular, medial cuneiform, intermediate cuneiform, lateral cuneiform.
metatarsals consists of 5 small long bones
phalanges 14 phalanges of the toes; each toe has three phalanges except hallux, which has two
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