The Skeletal System
Skull - a framework of bone or cartilage enclosing the brain of a vertebrate; the skeleton of a person's or animal's head.
Hyoid bone - a U-shaped bone in the neck that supports the tongue
Rib cage - the bony frame formed by the ribs around the chest
Vertebral column - the spine, the back bone.
Shoulder Girdle - an incomplete ring of bones formed by two shoulder blades scapulas , two collar bones clavicles , and the upper edge of the breast bone sternum.
Arm - each of the two upper limbs of the human body from the shoulder to the hand
Hand – the end part of a person’s arm beyond the wrist, including palm, fingers and thumb
– (in vertebrates) the enclosing structure formed by the pelvis, providing attachment for the hind limbs or pelvic fins.
Leg- each of the limbs in which a person or animal walks and stands
Foot – the lower extremity of the leg below the ankle, on which a person walks or stands
Microscopic structure of bone
Central (Haversion) canal - a microscopic channel in a bone, in which a blood vessel runs.
Perforating (Volkmann's) canal - any of the various canals in the bone that transmit blood vessels from the periousteum into the bone.
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