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Pelvic Girdle AAPA

pelvic girdle

What three bones form the pelvic girdle? Ilium (Iliac), Ischium (Ischial), Pubis
What is the keystone of the pelvis? sacrum
What is the pelvic girdle composed of? 2 coxal bones, sacrum and sacroiliac joint
What kind of joint is the sacroiliac joint? ligamentous
What is the symphysis pubis fibrocartilage
Identify the following on a sheet.... Anterior superior iliac spine, anterior inferior iliac spine, iliac crest
What is created by all 3 bones? acetabulum
identify the obturator foramen, Ischial tuberosities, ischial spine show on picture
Symphysis pubis – superior and inferior, pubic ramus identify on picture
What do the sacrum and pelvis do? distribute weight through the femur into the feet. ligaments prevent downward rotation of the (pelvis posteriorly)
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