CHP8 The Skeletal System

Tibial tuberosity rough surface for patella ligament

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Unformatted text preview: f pit acetabulum extends into head acetabulum • Neck, greater/lesser trochanters= hip muscles greater/lesser hip attach to trochanters attach • Linea aspera= posterior ridge of shaft • Medial/lateral epicondyles= muscle & ligament attachment • Medial/lateral condyles= smooth, rounded distal surfaces smooth, that articulate w/ tibia…groove btw it= intercondylar fossa intercondylar Femur/Tibia Femur/Tibia Femur (cont.)• Patellar surface= smooth, medial depression for patella Patella= kneecap, triangular sesamoid bone kneecap, sesamoid • Forms w/in tendon as child begins to walk • Superior edge (base), pointed inferior (apex); articulates w/ ); femur on posterior surface @ 2 shallow facets femur • Held in place by quadriceps femoris tendon that Held quadriceps extends down to tibia as the patellar ligament extends Tibia= thicker, stronger bone lies medially to fibula • Medial/lateral condyles= 2 flat articulating flat surfaces of head surfaces • Separated by a ridge (intercondylar eminence) • Tibial tuberosity= rough surface for patella ligament & thigh rough muscle attachments Tibia/Fibula Tibia/Fibula Tibia (cont.)~ • Anterior crest= sharp crest along shaft • Medial malleolus= bony knob @ distal end (above ankle) Fibula= slender, lateral bone that helps stabilize ankle • Broader head than lateral malleolus of distal end Broader head lateral • Interosseous membrane joins 2 bones • Can be removed & used to repair bones Can Tarsals= 7 ankle bones; arranged in 2 grps for wei...
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This note was uploaded on 01/12/2014 for the course ZOO 250 taught by Professor Staff during the Fall '08 term at S.E. Louisiana.

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