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lower extremeties and pelvic girdle

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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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