Hyoid Bon1 - Hyoid Bone: U-shaped bone suspended from the...

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Hyoid Bone : U-shaped bone suspended from the styloid processes of the temporal bones by ligaments & muscles - doesn't articulate with any other bone - located in anterior neck between mandible & larynx; Vertebral Column (spine or backbone): forms skeleton of trunk of the body with sternum & ribs pelvic girdle & back muscles o 7 cervical vertebrae in neck region o 12 thoracic vertebrae posterior to thoracic cavity o 5 lumbar vertebrae in lower back region o sacrum : 5 fused sacral vertebrae o coccyx : 4 fused coccygeal vertebrae - cervical, thoracic & lumbar vertebrae are movable; sacrum & coccyx are not - 4 slight bends seen from the side called normal curves o o o abnormal curves : kyphosis, lordosis & scoliosis; due to various disorders
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