Flashcards in Exam 1-The axial skeleton Deck (13):
What bones form the axial skeleton?
the skull, hyoid, vertebral column, sternum, and ribs
What is the name given to the adult skull minus the mandible?
What are the names given to the top of the adult skull?
the calvaria or calva
Waht is the total number of bones forming the typical adult skull?
How many bones for the typical adult neurocranium?
What is the facial skeleton (splanchnocranium or visceral skeleton)?
the bones that support the face
How many bones form the facial skeleton (splanchnocranium or visceral skeleton)?
What is the name given to the presacral region of the typical adult vertebral column or spinal column?
What is the total number of bones forming the typical adult spine?
What is the defintion of "spine" as it pertains to the vertebral column?
the pre-sacral region of the vertebral or spinal column
How manny bones are present in the typical adult sternum?
What regions are present along the typical adult sternum?
the manubrium sterni, the corpus sterni, and xiphoid process