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caudal vertebrae sacral vertebrae lumbar vertebrae thoracic vertebrae cervical vertebrae atlas scapula fibula tibia tarsus metatarsus phalanges patella femur rib sternum metacarpus carpus ulna radius humerus mandible maxilla orbit frontal bone parietal bone occipital bone

caudal vertebrae click to hear : caudal vertebrae

Bony parts comprising the skeleton of the tail located at the terminal end of the vertebral column.

sacral vertebrae click to hear : sacral vertebrae

Bony parts fused together located between the lumbar and caudal vertebrae.

lumbar vertebrae click to hear : lumbar vertebrae

Bony parts of the back located between the thoracic and sacral vertebrae.

thoracic vertebrae click to hear : thoracic vertebrae

Bony parts supporting the ribs between the cervical and lumbar vertebrae.

cervical vertebrae click to hear : cervical vertebrae

Bony parts of the neck comprising the upper terminal end of the vertebral column.

atlas click to hear : atlas

First cervical vertebra supporting the head and supported by the axis.

scapula click to hear : scapula

Large thin flat bone connected to the trunk by numerous muscles and ligaments; it has a wide range of motion.

fibula click to hear : fibula

Long bone forming the outer limb between the femur and the tarsus.

tibia click to hear : tibia

Long bone forming the inner limb between the femur and the tarsus.

tarsus click to hear : tarsus

Part of the hind limb formed of short bones located between the tibia, the fibula and the metatarsus; it acts as a shock absorber.

metatarsus click to hear : metatarsus

Part of the hind limb formed of several long bones; it connects the tarsus to the first phalange of the toe.

phalanges click to hear : phalanges

Articulated bones forming the skeleton of the toes.

patella click to hear : patella

Small, slightly bulging triangular bone located on the front surface of the leg and articulating especially with the femur.

femur click to hear : femur

Long bone of the hind limb articulating with the pelvis, the tibia and the fibula.

rib click to hear : rib

Thin curved bone articulating with the vertebral column and the sternum.

sternum click to hear : sternum

Flat elongated and sometimes segmented bone to which the ribs are attached.

metacarpus click to hear : metacarpus

Portion of the forelimb formed of several long bones; it connects the carpus to the first phalange of the toe.

carpus click to hear : carpus

Portion of the pectoral fin formed of short bones between the radius, the ulna and the metacarpus.

ulna click to hear : ulna

Long bone forming the inner limb between the humerus and the carpus.

radius click to hear : radius

Long bone forming the outer limb between the humerus and the carpus.

humerus click to hear : humerus

Long bone of the forelimb articulating with the scapula to form the shoulder.

mandible click to hear : mandible

Toothed bone forming the lower jaw.

maxilla click to hear : maxilla

Toothed bone comprising the upper jaw.

orbit click to hear : orbit

Bony cavity of the upper lateral potion of the head containing the eye.

frontal bone click to hear : frontal bone

Flat skull bone forming the forehead and top of the eye sockets, and articulating especially with the parietal.

parietal bone click to hear : parietal bone

Flat bone of the upper side of the skull articulating with the frontal and occipital bones.

occipital bone click to hear : occipital bone

Flat bone of the lower back part of the skull articulating with the parietal bone and the atlas.