Appendicular Skeleton Flashcards


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Humerus

Arm bone

2

Deltoid Tuberosity

Raised area on lateral surface of humerus to which deltoid muscle attaches

3

Scapula and Clavicle

Bones of shoulder girdle (2)

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Glenoid cavity

Depression in scapula that articulates with humerus

5

Clavicle

Shoulder girdle bone that articulates and transmits forces to bony thorax

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Scapula

Shoulder girdle bone unattached to axial skeleton

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Acromin

Scapular region to which clavicle connects

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Radius and Ulna

Forearm bones (2)

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Clavicle

Collar bone

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Coracoid Process

Process above glenoid cavity that permits muscle attachment

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Phalanges

Finger bones

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Carpals

Wrist bones

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Metacarpals

Heads of these bones form knuckles

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Scapula and Sternum

Bones that articulate with the clavicle (2)

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Coronoid Fossa

Articular depression that receives part of ulna when forearm is flexed

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Capitulium

Rounded knob of humerus that adjoins the radius

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Trochlea

Distal condyle of humerus that articulates with the ulna

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Ulna

Forearm bone involved in formation of elbow joint and medial bone in anatomical position

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Ischium

"Sit down" bone of coxal bone

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Pubic Symphysis

Point where coxal bones join anteriorly

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Tibial Tuberosity

Point where patellar ligament attaches

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Bones forming knee joint (3)

  1. Femur
  2. Patella
  3. Tibia
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Tibia

Heavy medial leg bone

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Fibula

Thin lateral leg bone

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Femur

Longest, strongest bone in the body

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Sacroiliac Joint

Joint between axial skeleton and pelvic girdle

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Acetabulum

Deep socket of coxal bone that receives head of thigh bone

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Iliac Crest

Superiormost margin of coxal bone

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Tarsals

Ankle bones

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Calcaneous

Largest tarsal bone

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Lateral Malleolus

Lateral ankle projection

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Medial Malleolus

Medial ankle projection

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Tibia

Shin bone

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Patella

Kneecap

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Talus

Tarsal bone that articulates with tibia

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Tibia

Weight bearing bone of leg

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Talus

Tarsal bone that sits on calcaneous

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Obturator Foramen

Opening in hip bone formed by pelvic and ischial rami

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Metatarsals

Bones forming the instep of foot

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Gluteal Tuberosity and Greater and Lesser Trochanters

Sites of muscle attachment on proximal femur (2)

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What bone make up the shoulder/pectoral girdle? (2)

Clavicle and Scapula

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What bones make up the pelvic girdle? (3)

Coxal bone, sacrum, and coccyx