A&P Test 2 (6)
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A&P Test 2 (6)
Bones that protect the brain
frontal, parietal, occipital, temporal, sphenoid, ethmoid bone
What do the facial bones articulate with?
what bone articulates with the teeth?
The most common of the abnormal curves, is a lateral bending of the column, usually in the thoracic region. (sideways curvature of the spin)
An increase in the thoracic curve of the vertebral column that produces a "hunchback" look. (a forward rounding of the back)
Sometimes called hollow back, is an increase in the lumbar curve of the vertebral column (an inwards curvature of the spine)
A congenital defect of the vertebral column in which laminae and/or S1 fail to develop normally and unite at the midline
What bone articulates with the scapula?
how many phalanges are in each hand?
Articulates with the head of the humerus to form the glenohumeral (shoulder) joint; part of the shoulder, fossa of the scapula
what bone articulates with the pubic symphysis?
coxal bone (hip)
Function of rib cage
Protects the vital organs (heart and lungs) and blood vessels. It expands and contracts along with the lungs to allow for efficient breathing.
function of pelvic girdle
he birth canal in females, bears the weight of the body, serves as place of attachment for the legs and protects the organs located in the pelvic cavity
Tail bone is different in male and female
Anteriorly the coxal bones (hip) unite to
connect the public symphysis