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Maxilla

Upper jawbone

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Mandible

Lower jawbone

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Vertebral column

Made up of bones called vertebrae through which the spinal cord runs. It protects the spinal column, supports the head, and provides points of attachment for ribs and muscles.

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Cervical vertebrae

First set of seven bones forming the neck

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Thoracic vertebrae

Second set of twelve vertebrae. They articulate with the 12 pairs of ribs to form the curve of the spine.

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Lumbar vertebrae

Third set of larger vertebrae which forms the inward curve of the spine.

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Sacrum

Next five vertebrae which fuse together to form a triangular bone positioned between the two hip joints

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Coccyx

Four vertebrae fused together to form the tailbone

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Lamina

Part of the vertebral arch

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Clavicle

Collarbone

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Scapula

Shoulder blade

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Acromion process

Extension of the scapula, which forms the superior point of the shoulder

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Sternum

Breastbone

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Xiphoid process

Lower portion of the sternum

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Humerus

Upper arm bone

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Ulna and radius

Lower arm bones

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Olecranon process

Proximal end of the ulna that forms the bony point of the elbow

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Carpal bones

Wrist bone

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Metacarpal bones

Hand bones

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Phalanges

Finger and toe bones

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Pelvic bone, hip bone

Made up of three bones fused together

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Ischium, ilium, pubis

Pelvic bones

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Acetabulum

Large socket of the pelvic bone for the head of the femur

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Femur

Upper leg bone

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Tibia and fibula

Lower leg bones

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Patella

Kneecap

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Tarsal bones

Ankle bones

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Calcaneus

Heel bone

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Metatarsal bones

Foot bones

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