IMG_0050 - a hooklike projection called the hamulus of the...

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LABORATORY9 AppendicularSkeleton 115 list what side of the body the bones of the forearm you are studying come from. ? siae of the body: Bones of the Hand Each hand consists of three groups of bones, the carpals, the metacarpals, and the phalanges (singuiar, phalanx). The human hand is composed of eight carpal bones (see figure 9.6), These bones can be roughly aligned in two rows, The proximal row from lateral to medial includes the scaph- oid (navicular), lunate, triquetrum (tri-K\ME-trum) (triangu- Iar), and the pisiform (PlE-sih-form). The distal row includes the trapezium (greater multangular), the trapezoid (lesser multanguiar), the capitate, and the hamate. On the hamate is
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Unformatted text preview: a hooklike projection called the hamulus of the hamate. The carpal bones were named for their shape, with the scaphoid- Distal phalanx ll itJ "1 tr r $? Middle phalanx ll ,u ,.,- Proximal Phalanx ll u ll , -Distal ' * phalanx I- Proximal .: r Phalanx I irl Key lo carpal bones i.ii. oisrat row Proximal row t carpat---"] bones I (a) t Pisiform .'rr First metacarpal Trapezoidl Trapezium | _ caoitate I GarPal ' I OOneS Scaphoid I Triquetrum Lunate -Scaphoid Trapezlum Trapezoid Base Body Head Triquetrum Hamate Hamulus ol hamate Capitate Proximal phalanx Middle phalanx Distal phalanx FIGURE 9.6 Bones of the Right Hand Diagram (a) anterior view. Photograph (b) posterior view; (c) anterior view...
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This note was uploaded on 02/09/2012 for the course BIO 102 taught by Professor William during the Spring '11 term at Harvard.

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