Laboratory Manual to accompany Saladin: Anatomy & physiolog, Fifth EditionLABORATORYAppendicularSkeletonffioucrroNThe -appendicular skeleton consists of approximately126-bones in four major groupings. These ire the pec-toral girdle, upper extremity, pelvic girdle, and lowerextremity- The pectoral girdle is composed of the scap-ula and the clavicle on each side, The upper extremiiyconsists of the humerus, radius, ulna, carpals of thLPlastic drinking straws cut on a bias or pipe cleanersfor pointer tipsFoam pads of various sizes (to protect real bonesfrom hard countertops)wrist, metacarpals of the palm, and phalanges of thefingers, The lower portion of the appendiculai skeletonis composed of the pelvic girdle (the hip bones), each ofwhich consists of three fused bones, the ilium, the ischi-um, and the pubis. The lower extremity consists of thefemur, patella, tibia, fibula, tarsals of the ankle, metatar-sals (of the foot), and phalanges of the toes.
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