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What are the 4 classification of bones?

Flat
Short
Long
Irregular

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What are the 5 movements at joints

Flexion
Extension
Rotation
Abduction
Adduction

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Flexion definition

Decreasing the angle at a joint

4

Extension definition

Increasing the angle at a joint

5

Rotation

Full movement about an axis

6

Abduction

Movement of a limb away from the midline

7

Adduction

Movement of a limb towards the midline of the body

8

What is the sternum bone

The breast bone or centre of the chest

9

What is the humerus bone

The upper arm bone

10

What is the pelvis bone

The hip bone

11

What is the carpels bone

The wrist bone

12

What is the femur bone

The upper leg bone

13

What is the patella bone

The kneecap

14

What are the tarsals bone

The ankle bones

15

What is the metatarsals bone

The feet bones

16

What is the tibia bone

The shin bone

17

What is the fibula bone

Back lower leg bone

18

What are phalanges

Toes and fingers (knuckle to finger)

19

What is the cranium

The skull

20

What is the clavicle

The collar bone

21

What is the scapula

The shoulder blade at the back

22

What do long bones do

They act as levers to create movement

23

What do short bones do

They assist with fine motor movements

24

What do flat bones do

They protect vital organs

25

What do irregular bones do

They create sites for muscle attatchments

26

What are the 3 main functions of the skeleton?

Movement at joints


Shape
Support
Protection

27

What is the larynx

Voice box