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The Skeleton can be divided in ____, _____ and visceral portions

Axial and appendicular

1

Name the 3 parts of the axial skeleton

Skull, vertebral column, thorax

2

The vertebral column consists of what five regions

Cervical, thoracic, lumbar, sacral, and caudal

3

What connects the thoracic gridle to the axial skeleton

Muscle attachments

4

List the regions of the thoracic limb and the bones each includes

Shoulder: scapula; brachium: humerus; antebrachium: ulna and radius; carpus: carpel bone; manus: carpal, metacarpal, phalangel and sesamoid bones

5

List the regions of the pelvic limb and the bones each include

Pelvis/pelvic gridle: hip bones (ilium, pubis,ischium), sacrum and first few caudal vertebrae; Thigh: femur; Stifle: femur and tibia and fibula; Crus: tibia and fibula; Tarsus/hock: tarsal bones: Pes: tarsal, metatarsal, phalangeal, and sesamoid bones; Digits: proximal, middle, distal phalanges and associated sesamoid bones