Flashcards in THE SKELETON - The axial skeleton Deck (16):
How many bones form the typical adult axial skeleton?
What bones form the axial skeleton?
the skull, hyoid, vertebral column, sternum and ribs
What is the name given to the adult skull minus the mandible?
What are the names given to the top of the adult skull?
the calvaria or calva
What is the total number of bones forming the typical adult skull?
How many bones form the typical adult neurocranium?
How many bones form the facial skeleton (splanchnocranium or visceral skeleton)?
How many bones comprise the typical adult auditory ossicles?
How many bones are present in the adult hyoid?
What is the number of bones comprising each region of the typical adult spinal column or vertebral column?
7 cervical, 12 thoracic, and 5 lumbar vertebrae, 1 sacrum and 1 coccyx
What is the name given to the presacral region of the typical adult vertebral column or spinal column?
What is the total number of bones forming the typical adult spine?
What is the definition of "spine" as it pertains to the vertebral column?
the pre-sacral region of the vertebral column or spinal column
How many bones are present in the typical adult sternum?
What regions are present along the typical adult sternum?
the manubrium sterni, the corpus sterni and the xiphoid process