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Clavicle

Bone that links the sternum and scapula

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Femur

The proximal bone of the lower limb, located between the pelvis and knee

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Transverse plane

A plane that divides the Body or organs into superior and inferior portions

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Inversion

The movement of the sole medically at the ankle joint

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Shaft

Mid section of a long bone

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Proximal

Located near the central part of the body

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Supine

Face up

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Medial

Situated in or extending to the middle

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Spinous process

Sharp or thorn like projection running along the posterior mid line of the vertebrae

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Tibia

Located medically, larger of the two bones situated between knee and ankle

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Acromion process

Outer extremity of the scapula

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Thorax

Part of the body between The neck and the diaphragm. Ribs found here

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Sagittal

Divides the body into right and left halves, planes.

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Tendon

Band of tough, inelastic fibrous tissue that connect muscle to bone

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Depress

To press down or lower

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Supraspinous fossa

Hollow or depression found above spine or scapula

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Ligaments

A sheet or band of tough, fibrous tissue connecting two or more bones

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Infraspinous fossa

Hollow or depression found below then spine of the scapula

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Interosseus membrane

Membrane found between two bones

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Manubrium

Superior part of the sternum

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Tranvers process

Lateral projections from the vertebrae

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Hyperexention

Continuation of the extension beyond the anatomical position, as in bending then head a backward

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Circumduction

A movement in which the distal end of bone moves in a circle while the proximal end remains relatively stable

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Extension

An increase in the angle between two bones, restoring a body part to the anatomical position after flexing

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Contraction

The shortening and often thickening of a muscle

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Rotation

Moving a bone around it's own axis, with no other motion

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Protraction

A movement of the the jaw bone or shoulder in a forward fashion

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Flexion

A movement in which there is a decrease in the angle of two bones

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Eversion

The movement of the sole laterally at the ankle joint

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Osseous

Boney