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Flashcards in Equine Anatomy Deck (20):
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Poll

bony part between ears

2

Crest

cruved topline of the neck

3

Wither

point of shoulder

4

Chest

muscle between forelegs

5

Forearm

limb portion from elbow to knee

6

Knee

joint between forearm and cannon in front limb

7

Coronet

band around top of hoof

8

Fetlock

joint between cannon and pastern

9

Hock

joint between gaskin and cannon bone

10

Point of Hock

back of hock

11

Gaskin

region between stifle and hock

12

Pastern

from fetlock to top of hoof

13

Stifle

joint of femur to tibia

14

Flank

area between last rib to thigh muscles

15

Croup/Rump

area between loin and tail

16

Heart-Girth/Girth

area aound ventral aspect of belly, behind shoulder

17

Veterbral formula

C 7
T18
L6
S5
Cx 15-20

18

What breed has a variation on vertebral formula?

arabain

19

What bones are fused in the horse?

scapula and clavicle

20

What is missing on the scapula of a horse?

acromion process