Appendicular_Skeleton

Appendicular_Skeleton - Appendicular Skeleton Includes: 126...

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Appendicular Skeleton Includes: 126 bones Pectoral girdle (shoulder) Upper limbs Pelvic girdle Lower limbs
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I. Pectoral (Shoulder) Girdle Function: to attach bones of upper limbs to axial skeleton Includes: Right and left clavicles (collarbones) Right and left scapulae (shoulder
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Clavicle Each clavicle is long, slender and S- shaped and transmits mechanical force from upper limb to the trunk Positioned horizontally above 1st rib Medial end of clavicle articulates with
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Scapula Each scapula is large, flat and triangular Positioned in the posterior part of thorax The spine (sharp ridge) runs diagonally across the posterior surface of the body . The lateral end of the spine, the acromion , is the high point of the shoulder and articulates with the clavicle The glenoid cavity is inferior to the acromion and articulates with the head of the humerus = shoulder joint The coracoid process is an anterior projection to which
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Upper limb 30 bones in each upper limb Humerus (arm) Ulna and radius (forearm) 8 carpals (wrist bones) 5 metacarpals (palm bones)
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Humerus Longest and largest bone of upper limb Head (proximal end) articulates with glenoid cavity of scapula Anatomical neck
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