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Bones of the Body

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Skull
The skeleton of the head forming a bony case that encloses and protects the brain and chief sense organs and supports the jaws
Mandible
Lower jaw bone
Clavicle
The collarbone; it is lateral to the sternum and anterior to the scapula. Very sensitive bone
Sternum
the bone that connects ribs
Humerus
Upper arm bone
Metacarpals
bones of the hand
Metatarsals
form the part of the foot to which the toes are attached
Patella
Knee cap
Phalanges
finger and toe bones
Radius
Bone in forearm "on the thumb side", larger in the proximal forearm.
Ribcage
The bones in the chest that protect the heart and lungs.
Scapula
Shoulder blades
Tibia
the inner and thicker of the two bones of the human leg between the knee and ankle
Ulna
Inner and larger bone of the forearm, attached to the wrist and located on the side of the little finger.
tarsals
ankle bones
carpals
wrist bones
vertebrae
26 small bones that make up your backbone
ilium
the superior and widest portion of the pelvis
Femur
Thigh bone
Fibula
The lateral and smaller bone of the lower leg
pelvic girdle
protects internal organs and supports the lower extremities; a cup-shaped ring of bone at the lower end of the trunk that consists of the ilium, ischium, and pubis
pubis
One of three bones that fuses to form the pelvic ring.
calcaneus
heel bone
orbit
Eye socket
Zygomatic
Cheek bones
frontal bone
forms the forehead
cranium
An oval, bony case that protects the brain.
cervical
Neck region
thoracic
Twelve pairs of ribs attach to this middle section of the spinal column
lumbar
area of back between ribs and hips; lower back
sacrum
One of three bones (sacrum and two pelvic bones) that make up the pelvic ring; consists of five fused sacral vertebrae.
ischium
forms the lower posterior portion of the pubic bone and bears the weight of the body when sitting
coccyx
Tailbone
Anterior
front of body
posterior
behind of body
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