Osteology of the Thorax and Abdomen

Osteology of the Thorax and Abdomen - Alternatively, Im...

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Osteology of the Thorax and Abdomen You will need to learn the structures identified in this hand out on your own. You will need to be able to identify theses ligaments, bones and the associated structures. Your knowledge and understanding of these features will facilitate your learning in lecture. I will discuss these structures as they pertain to the functioning of the skull, but will not go over each structure in lecture. You will be tested over your ability to identify these structures. The reason for learning the features of the bones is that they are significant sites of articulation and muscle or ligament attachment. These structures correspond to those in Grine’s Regional Human Anatomy unless otherwise noted. You might find it useful to get a copy of the human anatomy coloring book or a lab book if you don’t already have one.
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Unformatted text preview: Alternatively, Im sure you can find illustrations online or can make your own. * Not discussed in Grine. Vertebrae: Review the structures of the 12 Thoracic and 5 Lumbar vertebrae Pay attention to costal facets Sternum Manubrium Jugular notch Sternal angle Sternal body Xiphoid process Costal cartilage *Sternochondral joint Dislocation Ribs True False Floating *Costochondral joint Separations *Angle of rib Rib fractures frequently occur here Pelvis Anterior superior Iliac Spine Iliac Crest Pubis Pubic tubercle Inguinal ligament Superficial inguinal ring NOTE: you will go over the structures of the pelvis in much greater detail during unit 5. The structures listed above should help orient you to the locations of attachments for the abdominal mm of unit 4....
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This note was uploaded on 04/27/2009 for the course BIOL 240 taught by Professor Mcleod during the Spring '08 term at Kansas.

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