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The clavicles articulate with a bone of the sternum called the...

Manubrium

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The surfaces of the scapulae and clavicles are extremely important as sites for...

Muscle attachment

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The conoid tubercle and costal tuberosity are processes located on the...

Clavicle

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The bones of the pectoral girdle include the...

Clavicle and scapula

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The large posterior process on the scapula is the...

Acromion

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The primary function of the pectoral girdle is to...

Position the shoulder joint and provide a base for arm movement

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The parallel bones that support the forearm are the...

Ulna and radius

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The large rough elevation on the lateral surface of the shaft of the humerus is the...

Deltoid tuberosity

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The bones of the pelvic girdle include the...

Ilium, ischium, and acetabulum

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The joint that limits movements between the two pubic bones is the...

Pubic symphysis

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The large medial bone of the lower leg is the...

Tibia

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A prominent elevation that runs along the center of the posterior surface of the femur, which serves as an attachment site for muscles that abduct the femur, is the...

Linea aspera

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The general appearance of the pelvis of the female compared to the male is that the female pelvis is...

Broad, light, and smooth

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The shape of the pelvic inlet in the female is...

Circle

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What would be used to estimate muscular development and muscle mass?

Appearance of various ridges and general bone mass

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The specific areas of the skeleton that are generally used to identify significant differences between a male and a female...

Skull and pelvis

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The two important skeletal elements that are generally used to determine sex and age are the...

Bone weight and bone markings

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In determining the age of a skeleton, which of following selections would be used?

1. Size of the bones
2. The size and roughness of bone markings
3. The mineral content do the bones

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The appendicular skeleton...

Let's you manipulate objects and move from place to place

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The bone of the axial skeleton to which the pectoral girdle attaches is the...

Sternum

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The movement that decreases the angle between the articulating bones is...

Flexion

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The process on the humerus located near the head that establishes the contour do the shoulder is the...

Greater tubercle

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The four proximal carpals are the...

Scaphoid, lunate, triquetrum, and pisiform

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The distal carpals are the...

Trapezium, trapezoid, capitate, and hamate

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The processes of the pelvic girdle that bear your body's weight when you are seated are the...

Ischial tuberosities

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The only ankle bone that articulates with the tibia and fibula is the...

Talus

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The primary responsibility for stabilizing, positioning, and bracing the pectoral girdle is that of the...

Muscles

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A pair that is associated...

Femur; linea aspera

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The femur in older individuals, particularly small women, can be distinguished by...

Being the most likely site of breach when the person suffers a broken hip

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Of the two bones of the forearm, the one that articulates with the carpal bones of the wrist is the...

Radius

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Processes that develop proximal to an articulation and provide additional surface area for muscle attachment are...

Epicondyles

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The tarsal bone that accepts weight and distributes it to the heel or the toes is the...

Talus