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Flat cranial bone articulating with the frontal, occipital, temporal and sphenoid bones; the two parietal bones form the largest portion of the dome of the skull.
Second cervical vertebra supporting the atlas; it allows the head to rotate.
cervical vertebra (7)
Bony part of the neck forming the upper terminal part of the vertebral column.
head of humerus
Upper terminal part of the humerus articulating very freely with the scapula.
thoracic vertebra (12)
Bony part supporting the ribs located between the cervical and lumbar vertebrae.
false rib (3)
Slender curved bone articulated with the dorsal vertebrae at one end and attached to the upper rib at the other end.
lumbar vertebra (5)
Bony part larger than the other vertebrae located between the dorsal vertebrae and the sacrum; it supports a major portion of the body’s weight.
Bone made up of five fused vertebrae located between the lumbar and coccyx vertebrae.
lateral condyle of femur
Round protuberance of the lower terminal part of the femur enabling articulation with the tibia.
Flat skull bone articulating with the parietal bone and atlas (first cervical vertebra), among others; it makes up the largest portion of the base of the skull.
First cervical vertebra supporting the head and supported by the axis.
Extension of the spine of the scapula forming the point of the shoulder and articulating with the clavicle.
spine of scapula
Pointy protuberance of the posterior scapula that extends through the acromion.
Large thin flat bone articulating with the clavicle and the humerus to form the shoulder; numerous shoulder and back muscles are attached to it.
Outer protuberance of the lower terminal part of the humerus; various extensor muscles of the hand and fingers are attached to it.
Upper terminal part of the ulna articulating with the humerus; it forms the protuberance of the elbow.
Inner protuberance of the lower terminal part of the humerus; various flexor muscles of the hand and fingers are attached to it.
Large protuberance of the upper terminal part of the femur; various thigh and buttock muscles are attached to it.
neck of femur
Narrow portion of the femur connecting the head of the femur to the trochanters.
head of femur
Upper terminal part of the femur articulating with the iliac bone to form the hip joint.
Constituent portion of the iliac bone supporting the body’s weight when seated.
Short bone of the tarsus that, with the calcaneus, ensures rotation of the ankle and, with the tibia and fibula, flexion and extension of the foot.
Large bone of the tarsus forming the protuberance of the heel; in the upright position, it is the posterior contact point of the plantar arch.