VetSci 1A/3A - Forelimb skeletal anatomy
Terms in this set (14)
Name the three purposes of the skeleton
Gives the body shape, supports movement, protects vital structures.
What is the most proximal bone of the canine forelimb?
Where does the distal end of the scapula articulate and what joint does it form?
Humerus, Shoulder Joint
What bone's proximal end articulates with the scapula and its distal end with the radius and ulna?
What three bones make up the canine elbow joint?
Humerus, Radius, Ulna
The radius is on the _________ aspect of the forearm (cranial or caudal).
What two bone's proximal end articulates with the humerus and its distal end with the bones of the carpus?
What bone is on the caudal aspect of the canine forearm?
What bones does the ulna articulate with?
What is the anatomical term in skeletal anatomy for the "wrist"?
Describe the bones of the carpus?
Short and cube-like
What is a phalanx?
Small bone of the foot
How many phalanges make up one toe? Name them?
3 Proximal, Middle, Distal
What bones of the foot sit between the carpal bones and the phalanges?
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