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Flashcards in Frog Deck (16):
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nearly vertical plate-like structure

scapula

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extends dorsomedially from scapula, has a prominent, calcified cartilagenous medial portion

suprascapula

3

bone of brachium

humerus

4

fused bones of antebrachium

radio-ulna

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small carpals and four complete digits

manus

6

last free vertebra, attached to pelvic girdle

sacral vertebra

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slender elongated bone, anteriorly directed with a well developed crest

ilium

8

outer vertex of pelvic girdle

ischium

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inner vertex of pelvic girdle

pubis

10

rod-like, extends from posteriorly from sacral vertebra

urostyle

11

proximal bone of the hindlimb

femur

12

fused bone of the crus

tibiofibula

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elongated distal portion of hindlimb

pes

14

clear eyelid

nictitating membrane

15

circle posterior to each eye

tympanic membrane

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located somewhat dorsally due to the absence of tail

cloaca