Flashcards in Axial and Appendicular Skeleton Deck (24):
Is the pelvic girdle a part of the axial skeleton?
What are the divisions of the axial skeleton?
What bone feature of the skull articulates with the first cervical vertebrae?
Where does the pituitary gland sit?
roof of nasal cavity
site of attachment for dura mater
forms superior portion of nasal septum
form part of lateral walls of nasal cavity
superior and middle nasal conchae
what forms the hard palate?
palatine bone and maxilla
is the inferior nasal conchae a part of the ethmoid bone or a facial bone?
it is a facial bone
Attachment for tongue & some neck muscles
doesn't articulate with any other bone
The ear ossicles, which embryonic pharyngeal arches do these form from?
1 and 2
superior projection of the axis; allows head to pivot
ondontoid process; the dens
sacral and thoracic
lumbar and cervical
posteriorly exaggerated curvature (usually thoracic); “humpback”
exaggerated lumbar curvature; “swayback”, sometimes associated with pregnancy
- abnormal lateral curve of any portion of spine (most often thoracic)
What is an example of a sesamoid bone?
patella (bone within a tendon or muscle)
Do babies have yellow bone marrow?
Where can you find red bone marrow?
Long bones of babies and in all spongy bone
In adults, epiphyses and dipole and some large irregular bones like the coxal bones
What do osteoclasts produce to break down the inorganic portion of bone?
in adults; deficiency of vitamin D or Ca resulting in bone demineralization
Bones soften and weaken