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Flashcards in Pigeon Deck (20):
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dorsal portion of the pelvic girdle

synsacrum

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fused four most posterior caudal vertebrae

pygostyle

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element extending ventrally from thoracic vertebrae

vertebral rib

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articulates with vertebral rib and sternum

sternal rib

5

large curved plate of bone with large ventrally projecting plate

sternum

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large vetical plate of sternum

keel of sternum

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an elongated, blade like bone that narrows anteriorly with that end forming part of the gleaned fossa

scapula

8

stout elongated element bracing the forelimbs against the sternum

procoracoid

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dorsomedial articulation of procoracoid

furcula

10

largest, most proximal bone of the forelimb

humerus

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staighter, more slender bone of the medial forelimb

radius

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more posterior bone of medial forelimb, with markings for feathers

ulna

13

an elongated element of the manus composed of several proximal carpals and three metacarpals fused together

carpometacarpus

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bone that forms dorsal half of the pelvis

ilium

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lies ventral to the posterior ilium

ischium

16

posteroventral end of the pelvic girdle

pubis

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proximal bone of the hindlimb

femur

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medial hindlimb, composed of fused tibia and tarsals

tibiotarsus

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splint-like, lies along the dorsolateral surface of the tibiotarsus

fibula

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several tarsals and three metatarsals fused together

tarsometatarsus