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Portion of the skeletal system that consists of the skull, rib cage, and vertebral column
Bones of the shoulder, pelvis, and upper and lower extremities
Shaft of a long bone
Metaphysis (long bone)
Area where the epiphysis and diaphysis meet
End of a long bone
Bone that forms the forehead
Either of two skull bones forming the top and sides of the cranium
Bone that protrudes at the base of the skull
Bone that forms parts of the side of the skull
forms a portion of the nose and the inside of the eye
Bone that joins bones of the cranium together.
Bone that makes up the upper jaw and middle of the face
The 7 vertebrae of the neck, immediately below the skull. Form the top portion of the vertebral column.
The second set of 12 vertebrae; form the outward curve of the spine and attach to the ribs.
The 5 vertebrae of the lower back.
Sacrum and Coccyx
Single bones that result from the fusion of several vertebrae, that form the tail bone.
Pads of cartilage that separate vertebrae
These 7 ribs are attached to the sternum directly
These 3 ribs are attached to the sternum indirectly, by cartilage from the ribs superior to them.
Last two pairs of ribs; do not attach to sternum.
Upper arm bone
Lateral bone of the forearm (thumb side)
Medial bone of the forearm (pinky side)
Bones of the wrist
Bones of the hand
Connects bone to bone
Bones of the fingers and toes
The superior portion of the pelvis.
The lower, posterior portions of the pelvis
The lateral and smaller bone of the lower leg
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