Flashcards in Lab 7: Part 1 - Bone Classification Deck (11):
What are 5 different BONE classifications?
1) LONG BONES
2) IRREGULAR BONES
3) FLAT BONES
4) SHORT BONES
5) SESAMOID BONES
What are characteristics of LONG BONES?
A LONG BONE must have a shaft and two ends
What are characteristics of IRREGULAR BONES?
An IRREGULAR BONE has a complex shape, varies in shape and structure
What are characteristics of FLAT BONES?
A FLAT BONE is...a BONE...that's flat...
What are characteristics of SHORT BONES?
A SHORT BONE is as wide as it is long
Give and example of a LONG BONE
Give and example of an IRREGULAR BONE
Give and example of a FLAT BONE
The FRONTAL BONE
Give and example of a SHORT BONE
What are characteristics of SESAMOID BONES?
A SESAMOID BONE is a small independent BONE that grows within a TENDON