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positioning ch 8

anatomy of femur and pelvis

What does the femur articulate with? hip bones
what bones make up the pelvis? 2 hip bones, 1 sacrum, and 1 coccyx
What is the difference between the pelvis and pelvic girdle? Pelvic girdle only consists of 2 bones, where the pelvis consists of 4 bones
What are the parts of a hop bone? ilium, acetabulum, pubis, ischium
What are the 2 important positioning landmarks of the ilium? iliac crest and ASIS
What is the ishium made up of? a body, ramus, and ischial tuberosity
Where does the ishium lie in relation to the acetabulum? inferior and posterior
Where does the pubis lie in relation to the acetabulum? anterior and inferior
What is the pubis made up of? superior ramus, inferior ramus, and obturator foramen.
Another name for upper pelvis? false or greater pelvis
Another name for lower pelvis? true or lesser pelvis
What pelvis is wider? female
What pelvis is lighter in structure? female
What pelvis is more flared and shallow? female
What pelvis has a pubic arch of 90 degrees? female
What pelvis is narrower? male
What pelvis is less flared? male
What pelvis is deeper? male
What pelvis has a pubic arch that forms an acute angle? male
What pelvis has an inlet shape of oval or heart? male
Created by: jenny.dvorak