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CH 12 voc. review

Bones of the Lower Extremities

largest of the ankle bones. also known as the "heel bone" calcaneus
long bone of the upper leg. also known as the thigh bone, the head of the _______ fits into the acetabulum to make the hip joint femur
smaller of the two bones in the lower leg, located on the little toe side fibula
the great toe hallux
bony projection of the distal tibia (medial malleolus) or the fibula (lateral malleolus). often mistaken called the ankle bones malleoulus
the 5 long bones of the midfoot, one corresponding to ea toe. they are distal to the ankle bones metatarsal bones
thick, round bone anterior to the knee joint, it is also known as the "kneecap" patella
the 7 bones in the ankle joint. the first is the tarsus, the largest is the calcaneus tarsal bones
larger of the two bones of the lower leg and located on the greater toe side of the lower leg. it is also known as the "shin bone" tibia
Created by: ricrom81



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