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Flashcards in Bones Deck (32):
1

frontal

front of head

2

parietal

top of head

3

temporal

sides/ears of head

4

occipital

back/low down of head

5

maxilla

top jaw bone

6

mandible

bottom jaw bone

7

zygomatic

cheek bones

8

skull =

cranium + mandible

9

cusps

bumpy part of teeth

10

ribs

c-shape

11

sternum

flat part between ribs

12

vertebrae: cervical

happy to see you face (when looking at flat side)

13

vertebrae: thoracic

giraffe shape

14

vertebrae: lumbar

moose shape

15

vertebrae: sacral/sacrum

curved flat part; triangle shape

16

vertebrae: coccyx/caudal

tiny vertebrae/flatish

17

clavicle

shaped like S

18

scapula

looks like wing, flat

19

humerus

ball at end, makes fist shape at other end

20

radius

circle at end, below thumb, smaller

21

ulna

U shape at end, below pinky, larger

22

carpals

wrist, 8-9 (humans have 8)

23

metacarpals

palm, 5

24

phalanges

fingers, 3 for each finger except thumb has 2 = 14

25

innominates

flat, not wing shape, 2 together makes hip girdle

26

femur

big, ball at one end, NO FIST at other

27

tibia

leg bone, can draw T in it, long

28

fibula

leg bone, CAN'T draw T here, long

29

patella

knee cap, triangle

30

tarsals

7, under ankle bones

31

metatarsals

5, long part of foot

32

phalanges (feet)

each digit has 3, except for the big toe,
which has 2 = 14, toes