Anatomy Chapter 8 Study Guide

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hyoid bone

The appendicular skeleton consists of all of the following, except the

sacrum

Which of the following is not a component of the appendicular skeleton?

relatively weak joints

Structural characteristics of the pectoral girdle that adapt it to a wide range of movement include

scapula

The pectoral girdle contains the

acromial

Which end of the clavicle is the larger end?

coracoid process

The small, anterior projection of the scapula that extends over the superior margin of the glenoid fossa is the

acromion process

The clavicle articulates with the scapula at the

greater tubercle

A landmark found near the proximal end of the humerus would be the

coronoid fossa

The depression on the anterior medial surface at the distal end of the humerus is the

radius

The bones of the forearm include the

ulna

The olecranon process is found on the

deltoid tuberosity

The process that extends along the lateral border of the shaft of the humerus is the

humerus

The radius articulates with the

styloid process

The ____ of the radius assists in the stabilization of the wrist joint.

carpals

The bones that form the wrist are the

metacarpals

The bones that form the palms of the hands are the

phalanges

The bones that form the fingers are the

8

The wrist, or carpus, contains ____ bones

femur

Each of the following bones is part of the pelvic girdle, except the

lumbar vertebrae

Which of the following is not a part of the pelvis?

femur

What bone articulates with the coxa at the acetabulum?

3

Each os coxae is formed by the fusion of _____ bones.

ilium

The largest coxal bone is the

iliac crest

The superior border of the ilium that acts as a point of attachment for both ligaments and muscles is the

ilium

The greater sciatic notch would be found on the

lesser sciatic notch

The ischial spine projects above the

ischial tuberosities

When seated, the weight of the body is borne by the

obturator foramen

The pubic and ischial rami encircle the

femur

The longest and heaviest bone in the body is

talus

The distal end of the tibia articulates with the

linea aspera

Powerful muscles that abduct the femur attach at the

talus

The medial bulge at your ankle is a projection from the

fibula

The lateral malleolus is found on the

tibia

The fibula articulates with the

7

The ankle, or tarsus, contains ______ bones.

calcaneus

Which of the following is the heel bone?

both B and D

The sole of the foot is supported by the

hallux

Another name for the first toe is

angle of pubic arch greater than 100 degrees

Which of the following is not a characteristic of the male pelvis

coccyx points anteriorly

Which of the following is a characteristic of the male pelvis?

all of the above

Study of human skeletons can reveal information concerning the person's

has a greater angle inferior to the pubic symphysis

Compared to the male skeleton, the female skeleton

pelvis

Differences in the skeletons of males and females can best be seen in the characteristics of the

remodeling of the bone

Which of the following is not an age-related change ion the skeleton?

clavicle articulates with the manubrium of the sternum

The only direct connection between the pectoral girdle and the axial skeleton is where the

ilium, ischium, and pubis

Each os coxae of the pelvic girdle consists of the three fused bones

femur

he largest bone of the leg is the

foramina

What markings found on bones are indicative of nerve pathways

scapula

The three sides of this bone form a broad triangle

scapula and humerus

The glenohumeral joint, or shoulder joint, is an articulation between which two bones?

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