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fibula ulna atlas skull metatarsus distal phalanx middle phalanx proximal phalanx patella tarsus calcaneus tibia femur pelvis distal sesamoid sternum proximal sesamoid metacarpus carpus radius olecranon humerus mandible scapula rib

fibula click to hear : fibula

Bone fused to the tibia and forming the outer limb between the femur and the tarsus.

ulna click to hear : ulna

Bone fused to the radius and forming the inner limb between the humerus and the carpus.

atlas click to hear : atlas

First cervical vertebra supporting the head.

skull click to hear : skull

Bony structure enclosing and protecting the brain.

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 digit.

distal phalanx click to hear : distal phalanx

Last phalange of the digit having a thick corneous covering upon which the horse rests.

middle phalanx click to hear : middle phalanx

Second bone of the digit corresponding to the coronet.

proximal phalanx click to hear : proximal phalanx

First bone of the digit corresponding to the pastern.

patella click to hear : patella

Slightly bulging, small flat triangular bone located on the front surface of the stifle and articulating especially with the femur.

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.

calcaneus click to hear : calcaneus

Posterior bone of the tarsus articulating with the tibia and forming the protuberance of the hock.

tibia click to hear : tibia

Long bone fused to the fibula and forming the inner limb between the femur and the tarsus.

femur click to hear : femur

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

pelvis click to hear : pelvis

Bony girdle transmitting propulsion forward.

distal sesamoid click to hear : distal sesamoid

Small elongated bone of the third phalange of the digit allowing the lower part of the limb to move.

sternum click to hear : sternum

Long flat bone to which the ribs, in particular, are attached.

proximal sesamoid click to hear : proximal sesamoid

One of two bones between the carpus (forelimb) or the tarsus (hind limb) and the first phalange forming the fetlock joint.

metacarpus click to hear : metacarpus

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

carpus click to hear : carpus

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

radius click to hear : radius

Long bone fused to the ulna and forming the outer portion of the limb between the humerus and the carpus.

olecranon click to hear : olecranon

Upper terminal part of the ulna articulating with the humerus; it forms the protuberance of the elbow.

humerus click to hear : humerus

Long bone of the forelimb whose articulation with the scapula allows shocks to be absorbed when the horse runs.

mandible click to hear : mandible

Toothed bone forming the lower jaw.

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.

rib click to hear : rib

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