bones of the thorax
clavicle, scapula, sternum, ribs are
medical name for "collar bone"
general name for "clavicle"
name the slender bone, which is one on each side of the body, connecting the breast bone to each shoulder bone.
medical name for "shoulder bone"
general name for "scapula"
two flat, triangular bones, one on each dorsal side of the thorax.
the extension of the scapula that joins with the clavicle to form the joint of the shoulder is called
meaning of "acr/o" eg. acromion
meaning of "om/o" eg. acromion
medical name for "breastbone"
a flat bone extending down the midline of the chest.
clavicle and ribs
the uppermost part of the sternum articulates on the sides with the
diaphragm and abdominal muscles
the lower, narrower portion of the sternum is attached to the
the lower portion of the sternum is called the
meaning of "xiph/o"
how many pairs of 'ribs' are there in thorax
the first 7 pairs join the sternum anteriorly through cartilaginous attachments called
ribs 1-7 are called
they join with the sternum anteriorly and with the vertebral column in the back.
ribs 8-10 are called
They join with the vertebral column in the back but join the 7th rib anteriorly instead of attaching to the sternum
ribs 11 and 12 are called
floating ribs are completely free at their *** extremity