When you strike your funny bone, you're actually striking the ulnar nerve running along the inferior, posterior region of the ____________________ bone.
Which of the following bones is NOT part of the appendicular skeleton?
If Rachel has completely dislocated her shoulder, she has moved the humerus off of its articulating surface with what bone?
Jose is doing bicep curls and brings his fingers up to touch his shoulders. He is doing what motion at his elbows?
Which of the following INCORRECTLY compares the thumb and big toe?
In anatomical position, they are both medial.
Comparing the hand and the foot, _____.
there are 8 carpal bones but only 7 tarsal bones
Looking at the foot you notice that the _____.
trochlea is found on the superior aspect of the talus
Which of the following correctly describes the hand?
The scaphoid bone articulates with the radius.
By comparing the distal articulation of the humerus and the femur, what can be learned?
They both articulate with two bones.
Which of the following INCORRECTLY describes the proximal articulation of these bones?
The humerus articulates with the scapula.
Which of the following correctly describes features on these bones?
A deltoid tuberosity is found on the lateral surface of the humerus.
both the humerus and the femur have
The articulation between the two hip bones is the _____.
The three bones that fuse to form the hip bone are the _____.
ilium, ishium, and pubis
Which of the following is NOT part of, or formed by, the ishium?
posterior superior iliac spine
The superior ridge of the ilium, between the anterior superior and posterior superior iliac spines, is known as the _____.
Which of the following is a FALSE statement about the calcaneal bone?
This bone articulates with the metatarsals.
Why is it conducive for a female to have a broader pelvis and wider pelvic angle?
1. It supports the weight of an enlarging uterus during pregnancy.
2. It creates a larger passageway for the birth of the infant.
3. It supports the weight of the developing fetus.
Two skulls are examined. One is a male's skull, the other a female's. What feature would you expect to observe in the male's skull?
a larger cranium (10 percent larger on average)
If a child's skull is found in an ancient burial site, and you see that there are no fontanels in the skull, then you could say that the child was__________.
at least 2 years old