Chap 15 - Bones of the Thorax Pelvis and Extremities

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The Language of Medicine Chap 15 Bones of the Thorax, Pelvis and Extremities


 
  
Created Jun 26, 2010
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Clavicle
 
collar bone
1 on each side
connects breastbone to each shoulder blade
2
Scapula
 
shoulder blade - 2 flat triangular bones one on each dorsal side of the thorax
3
acromion
 
extension of the scapula that joins with the clavicle to form a  joint above the shoulder
4
acromioclavicular  (AC) joint
 
joint formed by the scapula and clavicle
5
sternum
 
breastbone - flat bone extending down the midline of the chest
6
xiphoid process
 
lower portion of the sternum
7
manubrium
 
upper portion of the sternum
8
ribs
 
12 pairs of ribs
1st 7 pair are joined anteriorly to the sternum by costal cartiladge
ribs...
9
humerus
 
upper arm bone
joins with the glenoid fossa of the scapula to form the shoulder joint
10
ulna
 
medial lower arm bone
11
olecranon
 
elbow bone
12
radius
 
lateral lower arm bone
13
carpals
 
wrist bones - 2 rows of 4 bones in the wrist
14
metacarpals
 
5 radiating bones in the fingers
bones of the palm of the hand
15
phalanges
phalanx (singular)
 
finger bones
each finger (except the thumb) has 3 phalanges (proximal middle and distal)
thumb...
16
Bones of the Pelvis
 
Pelvic girdle - collection of bones that supports the trunk of the body
articulates with...
17
iliac crest
 
superior part of the ilium
filled with red bone marrow
serves as an attachment for the...
18
pelvic cavity
 
rectum, sigmoid colon, bladder, female reproductive organs lie within the pelvic cavity
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Bones of the Leg and Foot
 
femur - thigh bones
patella - kneecap
tibia - larger of the 2 bones in the lower leg
fibula...
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acetabulum
 
socket in the pelvis where the thigh bone is joined


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