upper appendicular skeleton - chapter 3

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upper appendicular skeleton - chapter 3
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2013-11-09 13:08:10
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  1. includes the shoulder girdle and the arm bones
    upper appendicular skeleton
  2. flat bones that help support the arms
    scapula (shoulder blades)
  3. one of a pair of long, curved horizontal bones that attach to the upper sternum at one end and the acromion process of the scapula at the other. helps stabilize the shoulder anteriorly
    clavicle
  4. upper arm bone
    humerus
  5. lower lateral arm bone parallel to the ulna
    radius
  6. lower medial arm bone
    ulna
  7. ***proximal projection of the ulna that forms the tip of the elbow
    ***olecranon
  8. eight bones of the wrist
    carpus
  9. one of the five bones that form the middle part of the hand
    metacarpus
  10. one of the 14 bones that constitute the fingers of the hand, two in the thumb and three in each of the other four fingers
    phalanx
  11. pollex
    thumb

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