Bones of the Pelvic Girdle and Lower Limb

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Bones of the Pelvic Girdle and Lower Limb
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Terms relating to the bones of the pelvic girdle and lower limb of body
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  1. Fuse to form the coxal bone
    • Illium
    • Ischium
    • Pubis
  2. "Sit-down" bone of the coxal bone
    Ischium
  3. Point where the coxal bones join anteriorly
    Pubic symphysis
  4. Superiormost margin of the coxal bone
    Iliac crest
  5. Deep socket in the coxal bone that receives the head of the thigh bone
    Acetabulum
  6. Joint between axial skeleton and pelvic girdle
    Sacroiliac joint
  7. Longest, strongest bone in the body
    Femur
  8. Thin lateral leg bone
    Fibula
  9. Heavy medial leg bone
    Tibia
  10. Bones forming knee joint
    • Femur
    • Tibia
    • Patella
  11. Kneecap
    Patella
  12. Shinbone
    Tibia
  13. Medial ankle projection
    Medial malleolus
  14. Lateral ankle projection
    Lateral malleolus
  15. Largest tarsal bone
    Calcaneus
  16. Ankle bones
    Tarsals
  17. Bones forming the instep of the foot
    Metatarsals
  18. Opening in hip bone formed by the pubic and ischial rami
    Obturator foramen
  19. Tarsal bone that "sits" on the calcaneus
    Talus
  20. Weight-bearing bone of the leg
    Tibia
  21. Tarsal bone that articulates with the tibia
    Talus

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