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Basic Bone Anatomy..EASY

Scapula

either of two flat triangular bones one on each side of the shoulder in human beings

Spine

the series of vertebrae forming the axis of the skeleton and protecting the spinal cord

Vertebra

one of the bony segments of the spinal column

Disk

a flat circular plate

Sacrum

wedge-shaped bone consisting of five fused vertebrae forming the posterior part of the pelvis

fibula

the outer and thinner of the two bones of the human leg between the knee and ankle

sternum

the flat bone that articulates with the clavicles and the first seven pairs of ribs

calcaneus

the largest of the tarsal bones (heel bone)

Tarsal Bones

the cluster of bones in the foot between the tibia and fibula and the metatarsus

Carpal Bones

bones of the wrist

Humerus

bone extending from the shoulder to the elbow

Clavicle

the collarbone

The Coccyx

4 to 5 rudimentary (undeveloped) vertebrae; attached to sacrum by ligaments

Ligaments

tissue that connects bone to bone

The Ribs

Bones supporting and protecting the chest cavity. They move to a limited degree, helping the lungs to expand and contract., Bones supporting and protecting the chest cavity. They move to a limited degree, helping the lungs to expand and contract.

Phalanges

Fingers and Toes

Femur

the longest and thickest bone of the human skeleton

Fibula

the outer and thinner of the two bones of the human leg between the knee and ankle

greater trochanter

Large knob on the proximal end of the femur for muscle attachments

Carpal Bones

bones of the wrist

Pelvis

hip bone

Ischium

lower, rear portion of the pelvis on which one sits

Sternum

breast bone

Patella

kneecap(one)

Radius

the outer and slightly shorter of the two bones of the human forearm

Skull

the bony skeleton of the head of vertebrates

Tibia

the inner and thicker of the two bones of the human leg between the knee and ankle

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