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Anatomy Chapter 8 Study Guide

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hyoid bone
The appendicular skeleton consists of all of the following, except the
sacrum
Which of the following is not a component of the appendicular skeleton?
relatively weak joints
Structural characteristics of the pectoral girdle that adapt it to a wide range of movement include
scapula
The pectoral girdle contains the
acromial
Which end of the clavicle is the larger end?
coracoid process
The small, anterior projection of the scapula that extends over the superior margin of the glenoid fossa is the
acromion process
The clavicle articulates with the scapula at the
greater tubercle
A landmark found near the proximal end of the humerus would be the
coronoid fossa
The depression on the anterior medial surface at the distal end of the humerus is the
radius
The bones of the forearm include the
ulna
The olecranon process is found on the
deltoid tuberosity
The process that extends along the lateral border of the shaft of the humerus is the
humerus
The radius articulates with the
styloid process
The ____ of the radius assists in the stabilization of the wrist joint.
carpals
The bones that form the wrist are the
metacarpals
The bones that form the palms of the hands are the
phalanges
The bones that form the fingers are the
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The wrist, or carpus, contains ____ bones
femur
Each of the following bones is part of the pelvic girdle, except the
lumbar vertebrae
Which of the following is not a part of the pelvis?
femur
What bone articulates with the coxa at the acetabulum?
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Each os coxae is formed by the fusion of _____ bones.
ilium
The largest coxal bone is the
iliac crest
The superior border of the ilium that acts as a point of attachment for both ligaments and muscles is the
ilium
The greater sciatic notch would be found on the
lesser sciatic notch
The ischial spine projects above the
ischial tuberosities
When seated, the weight of the body is borne by the
obturator foramen
The pubic and ischial rami encircle the
femur
The longest and heaviest bone in the body is
talus
The distal end of the tibia articulates with the
linea aspera
Powerful muscles that abduct the femur attach at the
talus
The medial bulge at your ankle is a projection from the
fibula
The lateral malleolus is found on the
tibia
The fibula articulates with the
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The ankle, or tarsus, contains ______ bones.
calcaneus
Which of the following is the heel bone?
both B and D
The sole of the foot is supported by the
hallux
Another name for the first toe is
angle of pubic arch greater than 100 degrees
Which of the following is not a characteristic of the male pelvis
coccyx points anteriorly
Which of the following is a characteristic of the male pelvis?
all of the above
Study of human skeletons can reveal information concerning the person's
has a greater angle inferior to the pubic symphysis
Compared to the male skeleton, the female skeleton
pelvis
Differences in the skeletons of males and females can best be seen in the characteristics of the
remodeling of the bone
Which of the following is not an age-related change ion the skeleton?
clavicle articulates with the manubrium of the sternum
The only direct connection between the pectoral girdle and the axial skeleton is where the
ilium, ischium, and pubis
Each os coxae of the pelvic girdle consists of the three fused bones
femur
he largest bone of the leg is the
foramina
What markings found on bones are indicative of nerve pathways
scapula
The three sides of this bone form a broad triangle
scapula and humerus
The glenohumeral joint, or shoulder joint, is an articulation between which two bones?