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Bones & Common Name

bones and their common names

DefinitionName of Bone
heel bone calcaneous
bones of the fingers and toes phalanges
tailbone coccyx
upper arm bone humerous
where the bones unite joint
wrist bones carpals
bone in lower arm- thumb side radius
collar bone clavicle
7 upper pair that articulate with the sternum true ribs
skull cranium
trunk and head bones axial skeleton
1st cervical vertebrae atlas
bone in lower arm- little finger side ulna
air spaces in skull sinus
breastbone sternum
small bone in lower leg fibula
shaft of the bone diaphysis
bones of the arms and legs appendicular skeleton
large bone in lower leg tibia
5 lower pair of ribs that do not articulate directly with the sternum false ribs
area where cranial bones join together suture
forehead frontal bone
lower jaw mandible
joining together articulation
end of the bone epiphysis
ankle bones tarsals
bone in upper leg femur
knee cap patella
shoulder blade scapula
spinal column bones located in the chest area thoracic vertebrae
upper jaw bone maxilla
bones of the neck; part of the spinal column cervical vertebrae
2nd cervical vertebrae axis
bones in the palm of the hand metacarpals
bones in the instep of the foot metatarsals
bones of the spinal column located in the lower back lumbar vertebrae
fused bones found at the end of the spinal column sacrum
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