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Appenicular Skeleton

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Name the anterior depression on the scapula.
Subscapular fossa
The humerus fits into what specific part of the scapula?
Gelnoid cavity
What specific part of the clavicle attaches to the scapula?
Acronimal end
Frequently, the clavicle is broken when the arms are extended to brace a fall. Explain how hitting the ground with your hands can fracture the clavicle.
The pressure is put on the clavicle, because it is a weaker smaller bone it is easily broke. It is also not fully ossified until after 20 years of age.
The epiphyseal line on the humorous has what other name?
Anatomical neck
The condyles of the humorous have specific names. What are they?
capitulum and trochlea
Name the ridge of bony tissue proximal to the lateral condyle of the humous.
epicondyles
What is the name of the lateral bone of the forearm?
Radius
Name the depression on the ulna into which the humorous inserts.
Trochlear notch
Name the bony process that extends distally from the head of the ulna.
Stylized process
How does the head of the ulta differ in position from the head of radius?
Radius is proximal while the ulna is distal
Each metacarpal bone consists of three major regions. What are they?
carpals, metacarpals, phalanges
Name the carpal bone at the base of the thumb.
Trapezium
The [blank] joins the 2 os coxa at the anterior junction of these bones.
symphysis-pubis
What curve area occurs on the os coxa directly inferior to the posterior inferior ilic spine?
greater sciatic notch
What is the cup-like depression of the os coxa into which the head of the femur fits?
acetabulum
Name the roughened line that runs along the length of the posteriors femur.
intertrochanteric line
Name the sesamoid bone that forms the quadriceps tendon.
patella
What is the name of the process on the distal portion of the tibia.
medial malleous
What is the function of the fibula?
attach joints to muscle
What is another name of for the heel-bone?
calcanious
what is the name of the bone of the foot that joins the tibia and fibula?
talus
How many bones are in the ankle?
7
How many bones are in the foot?
8