Skeletal System Anatomy, AH1

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Skeletal system anatomy for the bingo game we play in class

parietal

the two bones forming the sidewalls and roof of the cranium

sternum

the middle of the chest (connects the ribs), breastbone

ribs

The bones in the chest that protect the heart and lungs.

lumbar vertebrae

THE FIVE VERTEBRAE WHICH SUPPORT THE LOWER BACK

nasal bone

an elongated rectangular bone that forms the bridge of the nose

infraorbital foramen

opening under the orbit carrying the infraorbital nerves and blood vessels the the nasal region; hole beneath the eye sockets (orbits)

maxilla

upper jawbone

mastoid process

process of the temporal bone behind the ear at the base of the skull

femur

thigh bone, the longest and strongest bone in your body

maxilla

upper jaw bone

occipital

the lower posterior region of the head, the base of the skull

phalanges

finger and toe bones

appendicular skeleton

forms the extremities and is composed of the shoulder girdle, arm bones, pelvic girdle, and leg bones

thoracic vertebrae

second set of 12 vertebrae; they articulate with the 12 pairs of ribs to form the outward curve of the spine

frontal bone

forms the forehead

vomer

forms the inferior portion of the nasal septum

styloid process

pole-like process extending downward from the temporal bone on each side of the skull

external auditory meatus

temporal bone: openings for ear canal

maxilla

upper jaw bone

tibia

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

fibula

the outer and thinner of the two bones in the leg between the knee and ankle, the smaller calf bone

tarsals

7 bones that make up the ankle

metatarsals

bones of the foot between ankle and toes

calcaneus

heel bone

carpals

bones of the wrist

metacarpals

bones of the palm

fourth digit

pinkie finger

mandible

only bone with a movable joint in the face, the lower jawbone

radius

bone of the lower arm (thumb side)

ulna

the smaller bone of the lower arm (pinky side)

suture

an immovable joint (especially between the bones of the skull)

patella

Knee Cap

scapula

the shoulder blade

clavicle

bone linking the scapula and sternum, collarbone

mental foramen

Small openings in the jaw bone through which blood vessels/nerves exit

first digit

index finger

second digit

middle finger

cervical vertebrae

upper seven bones in the neck, part of vertebral column

xiphoid process

bony, dagger-like structure at the lower end of the sternum

ilium

the upper and widest of the three bones making up the hipbone

ischium

lower, rear portion of the pelvis on which one sits

pubis

anterior portion of the pelvic bone

humerus

bone extending from the shoulder to the elbow, upper arm bone

sacrum

bone formed from five vertebrae fused together near the base of the spinal column

coccyx

Tailbone

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