skeleton


What are the names of the 2 major divisions of the skeleton?


axial skeletonappendicular skeleton


What is the fxn of the axial skeleton?


to support and protect the brain, spinal cord, and organs in the ventral body cavities along with provide extensive surface area for attachment of muscles.


What are the 4 subdivisions of the axial skeleton?


SkullBones pertaining to the skullVertebral ColumnThoracic cage


How many individual bones are in the axial skeleton?


80


What are the major bones of the axial division?


skull, vertebrae, sternum, ribs, hyoid bone


What are the 4 subdivisions of the appendicular skeleton?


pectoral girdleupper limbspelvic girdlelower limbs


How many kinds of bones are in the appendicular skeleton?


16phalanges are counted 2 times because they are in the feet and in the hands.


How many individual bones are in the appendicular skeleton?


126


What are the bones of the appendcular skeleton? How many of each bone are found in the body?


Clavical (2), Humerus (2), Ulna (2), Radius (2), Carpal bones (16), metacarpals (10), phalanges (28), hip bone (2), femur (2), patella (2), Tibia (2), Fibula (2), Tarsal bones (14), Metatarsal bones (10) and phalanges (28)


in which skeleton is the hyoid bone found?


axial


In which skeleton is the humerus found?


appendicular


In which skeleton is the skull found?


axial


In which skeleton is the clavicle found in?


appendicular


Is the radius found in the axial skeleton or the appendicular skeleton?


appendicular


In layman terms, describe what and where the tibula is located in the body?


it is the larger long bone of distal to the patella

lower leg


What are the metatarsals?


the (5) bones at the top of each foot


What are the carpal bones?


The (8) bones that make up each wrist


What are the phalanges and where are they located?


They are the bones of the digits found in either the fingers or the toes. There are 56 total in the body


Where is your femur?


thigh bone


Where is your scapula and which skeleton is it part of?


in the pectoral girdle of the appendicular skeleton