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Bones

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clavicle
collarbone
scapula
Shoulder Blade
humerus
upper arm bone
radius
bone of the lower arm (thumb side)
carpals
bones of the wrist
ulna
bone of the lower arm (pinky side)
metacarpals
bones of the hand
phalanges
finger and toe bones
femur
thigh bone
patella
knee cap
fibula
the outer and thinner of the two bones in the leg between the knee and ankle
tibia
inner lower leg bone (shin)
tarsals
Ankle Bones
metatarsals
foot bones
calcaneus
heel bone
sacrum
back of pelvic girdle: below lumbar vertebrae
os coxae
hip bones made up of ilium, ischium and pubis
vertebrae
spinal column
sternum
breast bone
mandible
lower jaw bone
cranium
skull
coccyx
tail bone
ribs
12 pairs of flat bones that protect the chest
true ribs
first 7 pairs of ribs that attach directly to the sternum
false ribs
five pairs of ribs that do not attach to the sternum directly
floating ribs
ribs that have no attachment on the front of the body
intervertebral disks
act as shock absorbers and permit bending and twisting movements of the vertebral column.
maxilla
upper jaw bones
zygomatic
cheek bones