Exercise 10: The Appendicular Skeleton

Deltoid tuberousity
Raises area in lateral surface of humerus to which deltoid muscle attaches
Humerus
Arm bone
Acromion
Scapular region to which the clavicle connects
Scapula
Shoulder girdle bone that is unattached to axial skeleton
Clavicle
Should girdle bone that transmits forces from the upper limb to the bony thorax
Glenoid Cavity
Depression in the scapula that articulates with the humerus
Caracoid Process
Process above the Glenoid cavity that permits muscle attachment
Trochlea
Distal condyle of the humerus that articulates with the ulna
Ulna
Medial bone of forearm in anatomical position
Capitulum
Rounded knob on the humerus; adjoins the radius
Coronoid Fossa
Anterior depression, superior to the Trochlea, which receives part of the ulna when the forearm is flexed
Carpals
Wrist bones
Ischium
Inferoposterior “bone” of the coxal bone
Pubic Symphysis
Point where the coxal bones join anteriorly
Iliac Crest
Superior most 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 Skelton and pelvic girdle
Femur
Largest, strongest bone
Fibula
Thin lateral leg bone
Tibia
Heavy, medial leg bone
Tibial tuberosity
Point where the patella ligament attaches
Patella
Kneecap
Tibia
Shinbone
Medial malleolus
Medial ankle projection
Lateral malleolus
Lateral ankle projection
Calcaneus
Largest tarsal bone
Tarsals
Ankle bones
Obturator foramen
Opening in hip bone formed by the pubic and ischial rami
Talus
Tarsal bone that sits on calcaneus/ articulates with tibia
Tibia
Weight bearing bone of leg
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