Module 3 - second phalanx The pastern bones are connected by the pastern joint The distal end of the long pastern bone the pastern joint and the

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Part 1. A. Skull B. Vertebral Column C. Pelvis D. Scapula E. Humerus F. Radius G. Carpal Bones H. Ribs I. Patella J. Tibia K. Sternum L. Ulna M. Metacarpal Bones N. Phalanges O. Femur P. Fibula Q. Tarsal Bones R. Metatarsal Bones
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Part 2. The most proximal part of the distal equine limb, is the third metatarsal , commonly known as the cannon bone. Next down from the cannon bone are the phalanges . There are three phalanges in equine species. The first phalanx , is known as the long pastern bone. These two bones (cannon and long pastern bones) are connected by the fetlock joint . The area of the distal cannon bone and the proximal long pastern bones, including the joint between them, is called the fetlock. Caudal to the long pastern bone, is the short pastern bone, in medical terms, this bone is known as the
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Unformatted text preview: second phalanx . The pastern bones are connected by the pastern joint . The distal end of the long pastern bone, the pastern joint, and the short pastern bone, makes up an area named the pastern. Caudal to the short pastern bone, is the coffin bone, ( phalanx three ). The coffin bone is beneath the hoof. The short pastern bone and the coffin bone are connected by the coffin joint . There are also bones in equine (as other animals) called the sesamoid bones . The first is the ergot , it is located on the palmar , or plantar , parts of the fetlock. The other sesamoid bone in equine is called the navicular bone located inside the hoof....
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This note was uploaded on 04/12/2010 for the course VET 183 taught by Professor Erickson during the Spring '10 term at SD State.

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Module 3 - second phalanx The pastern bones are connected by the pastern joint The distal end of the long pastern bone the pastern joint and the

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