ch08 - Chapter 8 THE SKELETAL SYSTEM: THE APPENDICULAR...

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Chapter 8 THE SKELETAL SYSTEM: THE APPENDICULAR SKELETON Chapter Synopsis This chapter introduces the details of the bones of the appendicular skeleton, with the appendicular skeleton divided into the pectoral and pelvic girdles and the upper and lower extremities. Bone markings, functions, and articulations with adjacent bones are covered. There is a consideration of the embryologic development of the skeletal system. Clinical applications that are covered include fractured clavicle, knock-knee and bowleg, pelvimetry, bone marrow examination, patellofemoral stress syndrome, and flatfoot, clawfoot, and clubfoot. The developmental anatomy of the skeletal system is discussed. Hip fracture is discussed in the disorders section. The section, Focus on Homeostasis, looks at the skeletal system’s contribution to homeostasis. A medical terminology section is included with terms relative to the appendicular skeleton. Chapter Outline and Objectives INTRODUCTION 1. Identify the bones that make up the appendicular skeleton. PECTORAL (SHOULDER) GIRDLE
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