Biology anatomy and physiology

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Dec 6th, 2015

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  1. List the bones of the pectoral girdle and the upper limb
Pectoral girdle has two bones
  • Clavicle 
  • Scapula
Upper Limb Bones
  • Humerus
  • radius
  • Ulna
  • Carpals 
  • Metacarpals
  • Phalanges
Bones of the pelvic girdle
  • two Hip bone known as innominate or coxa
Bones of the Lower limb
  • Femur - One
  • Tibia fibula - One
  • Tarsals - Seven
  • Patella or Knee Cap - One
  • Metatarsals - Five
  • Phalanges - Fourteen
Male and Female pelvis Comparison
  • general structure
Male - Heavy and thick
female- Light and thin
  • Ilium
male - more vertical
female - less vertical
  • Pelvic inlet
male- Narrow and heart shaped
female-wide and oval
  • coccyx
male- less curved anteriorly and less moveable
Female - more curved anteriorly and more moveable
  • Sacrum
male-longer, narrower, more curved anteriorly
Female-shorter, wider, less curved anteriorly

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