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Bone names and markings

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ilium, ischium and pubis
fuse to form the coxal bone
ischium
sit down bone of the coxal bone
pubic symphysis
point wher the coxal bones join anteriorly
iliac crest
superiormost margin of the coxal bone
acetabulum
deep socket in the coxal bone that receives the head of the thigh bone
sacroiliac joint
joint between axial skeleton and pelvic girdle
femur
longest strongest bone in the body
fibula
thin lateral leg bone
tibia
heavy medial leg bone
femur, tibia
bones forming knee joint
tibial tuberosity
point where the patellar ligament attaches
patella
kneecap
tibia
shinbone
medial malleolus
medial ankle projection
lateral malleolus
lateral ankle projection
calcaneus
largest tarsal bone
tarsals
ankle bone
metatarsals
bones forming the instep of the foot
obturator foramen
opening in hip bone formed by th pubic and ischial rami
gluteal tuberosity and greater and lesser trochanters
site of muscle attachment on the proximal femur
talus
tarsal bone that sits on the calcaneus
tibia
weight-bearing bone of the leg
talus
tarsal bone that articulates with the tibia