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Flashcards in Mudpuppy Deck (19):
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one cervical, trunk, one sacral, caudal

vertebrae

2

small, y shaped, posterolaterally directed

rib

3

ossified portion of pectoral girdle

scapula

4

broad ventral platelike part of the pectoral girdle

coracoid cartilage

5

projects anteriorly from the glenoid fossa

procoracoid cartilage

6

bone supporting brachium

humerus

7

anteromedial bone of ante brachium

radius

8

posterolateral bone of antebrachium

ulna

9

6 cartilaginous carpals followed distally by four digits

manus

10

ossified portion of pelvic girdle that extends ventrally from articulation with sacral vertebra toward acetabulum

ilium

11

ossification in ishiatic cartilage of posterior puboischiadic plate

ischium

12

anterior portion of puboischiadic plate

pubic cartilage

13

single bone of the thigh

femur

14

anterior bone of the crus

tibia

15

posterior bone of the crus

fibula

16

6 cartilaginous tarsals and 4 ossified digits

pes

17

transverse fold dividing head and neck

gular fold

18

marks posterior end of trunk, lies ventrally between pelvic limbs, surrounded by papillae in males

cloaca

19

swollen region around cloaca

cloacal gland