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Skeletal System Anatomy, AH1

Skeletal system anatomy for the bingo game we play in class
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parietal
the two bones forming the sidewalls and roof of the cranium
sternum
the middle of the chest (connects the ribs), breastbone
ribs
The bones in the chest that protect the heart and lungs.
lumbar vertebrae
THE FIVE VERTEBRAE WHICH SUPPORT THE LOWER BACK
nasal bone
an elongated rectangular bone that forms the bridge of the nose
infraorbital foramen
opening under the orbit carrying the infraorbital nerves and blood vessels the the nasal region; hole beneath the eye sockets (orbits)
maxilla
upper jawbone
mastoid process
process of the temporal bone behind the ear at the base of the skull
femur
thigh bone, the longest and strongest bone in your body
maxilla
upper jaw bone
occipital
the lower posterior region of the head, the base of the skull
phalanges
finger and toe bones
appendicular skeleton
forms the extremities and is composed of the shoulder girdle, arm bones, pelvic girdle, and leg bones
thoracic vertebrae
second set of 12 vertebrae; they articulate with the 12 pairs of ribs to form the outward curve of the spine
frontal bone
forms the forehead
vomer
forms the inferior portion of the nasal septum
styloid process
pole-like process extending downward from the temporal bone on each side of the skull
external auditory meatus
temporal bone: openings for ear canal
maxilla
upper jaw bone
tibia
the inner and thicker of the two bones of the human leg between the knee and ankle; the shinbone
fibula
the outer and thinner of the two bones in the leg between the knee and ankle, the smaller calf bone
tarsals
7 bones that make up the ankle
metatarsals
bones of the foot between ankle and toes
calcaneus
heel bone
carpals
bones of the wrist
metacarpals
bones of the palm
fourth digit
pinkie finger
mandible
only bone with a movable joint in the face, the lower jawbone
radius
bone of the lower arm (thumb side)
ulna
the smaller bone of the lower arm (pinky side)
suture
an immovable joint (especially between the bones of the skull)
patella
Knee Cap
scapula
the shoulder blade
clavicle
bone linking the scapula and sternum, collarbone
mental foramen
Small openings in the jaw bone through which blood vessels/nerves exit
first digit
index finger
second digit
middle finger
cervical vertebrae
upper seven bones in the neck, part of vertebral column
xiphoid process
bony, dagger-like structure at the lower end of the sternum
ilium
the upper and widest of the three bones making up the hipbone
ischium
lower, rear portion of the pelvis on which one sits
pubis
anterior portion of the pelvic bone
humerus
bone extending from the shoulder to the elbow, upper arm bone
sacrum
bone formed from five vertebrae fused together near the base of the spinal column
coccyx
Tailbone