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The four bones of the distal row of the carpus from lateral to medial are pisiform, hamate, capitate, and trapezoid
All the bones listed below belong to the axial skeleton, except ___________, which belongs to the appendicular
because separate bones gradually fuse with age
Why does an adult not have as many bones as a child?
A hole through a bone that usually allows passage for nerves and blood vessels is called a
sella turcica; sphenoid bone
The _________ houses the pituitary gland (hypophysis) and is found in the ____________.
7; 12; 5; 5; 4
Vertebrae are divided into five groups, usually ____________ cervical, ____________ thoracic, _________________ lumbar, ___________ sacral, and ____________ coccygeal
it has a pair of transverse foramina.
These are all features found in a typical thoracic vertebra except
The _____________ belongs to the thoracic cage, whereas the _____________ belongs to the pectoral girdle.
anulus fibrosus; nucleus pulposus
In a herniated ("ruptured" or "slipped") disc, the ring of fibrocartilage called the ___________ cracks and the _____________ oozes out.
humerus; radius and ulna
The brachium contains the ________________, whereas the antebrachium contains the ________________.
The glenoid cavity of the _______________ articulates with the head of the _____________.
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