ANAT 1507 Introduction to Bones

ANAT 1507 Introduction to Bones - Osteology The Study of...

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Osteology – The Study of Bones • Paleontology • Anthropology • Health sciences • Anatomy • Forensic sciences • Others Monday, July 12, 2010
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Anatomical position • Standing, looking forward • Feet together, pointed forward • Palms forward, thumbs out away from the body Monday, July 12, 2010
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Terminology • Planes of reference • General terms Monday, July 12, 2010
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Bones • rigid form of connective tissue • Two main types: – Compact- dense – Spongy- cancellous Monday, July 12, 2010
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Skeleton has two main parts: • Axial – Skull, vertebral column, sternum, ribs, hyoid. • Appendicular – Shoulder and pelvic girdles, limbs. Monday, July 12, 2010
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Functions of Bone • Supports surrounding tissues. “chief supporting tissue of the body” • Protects vital organs. • Assists in body movements. • Hematopoietic function. • Storage of minerals - Ca + P Monday, July 12, 2010
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• Morphological- according to shape
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ANAT 1507 Introduction to Bones - Osteology The Study of...

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