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A collective term for the seven bones in the ankle

Tarsus

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The bone of a finger or toe. Plural is phalanges.

Phalanx

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The eight bones of the wrist. AKA carpals

Carpal Bones

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The seven bones of the ankle.

Tarsal Bones

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Pertaining to the chest or breast

Pectoral

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A collective term for the five bones located in the foot between the tarsals and the phalanges.

Metatarsus

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The appendages attached at the pelvic girdle consisting of the thigh, knee, leg, ankle, food and toes. Also called lower extremity.

Lower limb

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A collective term for the eight bones of the wrist

Carpus

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a collective term for the five bones that make up the palm

Metacarpus

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an embryonic connective tissue from which all other connective tissues arise

Mesenchyme

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a flexible rod of mesodermal tissue that lies where the future vertebral column will develop and plays a role in induction

Notochord

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a slightly movable cartilaginous joint between the anterior surfaces of the hip bones

Pubic symphysis

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The middle primary germ layer that gives rise to connective tissues, blood and blood vessels and muscles.

Mesoderm

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The appendage attached to the shoulder girdle, consisting of the arm, forearm, wrist, hand and fingers. Also called upper extremity.

Upper limb

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The primary germ layer that gives rise to the nervous system and the epidermis of skin and its derivatives

ectoderm

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The rounded cavity on external surface of the hip bone that receives the head of the femur.

Acetabulum

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The fused bones at the inferior end of the vertebral column.

Coccyx