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Skeleton bones

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Atlas
the 1st cervical vertebra
Axis
the 2nd cervical vertebra
Coccyx
the end of the vertebral column in humans and tailless apes
Costal Cartilage
the cartilages that connect the sternum and the ends of the ribs
Frontal Skull
forms the forehead and upper part of the eye structure
Mandible
lower jaw, carries lower teeth and chin
Nasal
an elongated rectangular bone that forms the bridge of the nose
Occipital
Back of the head, Back of Skull
Parietal
Top of Skull
False Ribs
last 5 pairs of ribs; attach indirectly to sternum
Floating Ribs
last two pairs of ribs; do not attach to sternum
True Ribs
top 7 pairs of ribs that attach directly to the sternum by costal cartilage
Sacrum
wedge-shaped bone consisting of five fused vertebrae forming the posterior part of the pelvis
Body Sternum
the bony structure that forms the middle portion of the sternum
Manubrium Sternum
top of the breastbone
Xyphoid process
The lower part of the sternum that project downward to the point where the sternum meets the lower ribs.
Temporal
Side of skull
Cervical Vertebrae
first set of seven bones, forming the neck
Thoracic Vertebrae
second set of 12 vertebrae; they articulate with the 12 pairs of ribs to form the outward curve of the spine
Lumbar Vertebrae
vertebrae of the lower back region
Zygomatic
cheek bone
Femur
Upper Leg Bone
Patella
a small flat triangular bone in front of the knee that protects the knee joint
Calcaneus
heel bone
Pelvis
the structure of the vertebrate skeleton supporting the lower limbs in humans and the hind limbs or corresponding parts in other vertebrates
Clavicle
collar bone
Carpals
wrist bones
Metacarpals
Bones of the hand
Phalanges(Hand)
finger bones
Radius
lower arm bone thumb side
Scapula
shoulder blade
Ilium pelvis
upper portion of the hipbone; (rest hands on)
Ischium pelvis
rear portion of the pelvis on which one sits down on
Metatarsals
foot bones
Phalanges (Foot)
toe bones
Humerus
Upper Arm Bone
Tibia
the inner and thicker of the two bones of the human leg between the knee and ankle
Fibula
the outer and thinner of the two bones of the human leg between the knee and ankle
Tarsals
ankle bones
Ulna
bone of the lower arm (pinky side)