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Bones of the Body
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The skeleton of the head forming a bony case that encloses and protects the brain and chief sense organs and supports the jaws
Lower jaw bone
The collarbone; it is lateral to the sternum and anterior to the scapula. Very sensitive bone
the bone that connects ribs
Upper arm bone
bones of the hand
form the part of the foot to which the toes are attached
finger and toe bones
Bone in forearm "on the thumb side", larger in the proximal forearm.
The bones in the chest that protect the heart and lungs.
the inner and thicker of the two bones of the human leg between the knee and ankle
Inner and larger bone of the forearm, attached to the wrist and located on the side of the little finger.
26 small bones that make up your backbone
the superior and widest portion of the pelvis
The lateral and smaller bone of the lower leg
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
One of three bones that fuses to form the pelvic ring.
forms the forehead
An oval, bony case that protects the brain.
Twelve pairs of ribs attach to this middle section of the spinal column
area of back between ribs and hips; lower back
One of three bones (sacrum and two pelvic bones) that make up the pelvic ring; consists of five fused sacral vertebrae.
forms the lower posterior portion of the pubic bone and bears the weight of the body when sitting
front of body
behind of body