Flashcards in The skeleton- Intro and Axial Deck (17):
How many bones form the typical adult appendicular skeleton?
What bones form the axial skeleton?
the skull, hyoid, vertebral column, sternum and ribs
What is the name given to the adult skull minus the mandible?
What are the names given to the top of the adult skull?
the calvaria or calva
What are the categories of bone forming the typical adult skull?
The neurocranium, the facial skeleton (splanchnocranium or visceral skeleton) and the auditory ossicles
What is the total number of bones forming the typical adult skull?
how many bones form the typical adult neurocranium?
What is the facial skeleton (splanchnocranium or visceral skeleton)?
the bones that support the face
How many bones form the facial skeleton?
By strict definition, what is the splanchnocranium?
the bones which support the face minus the mandible
How many bones comprise the typical adult auditory ossicles?
how many bones are present in the adult hyoid?
What bones comprise the typical adult vertebral column or spinal colum?
The cervical, thoracic, lumbar vertebrae and the sacrum and coccyx
What is the name given to the presacral region of the typical adult vertebral column or spinal column?
What is the total number of bones forming the typical adult spine?
How many bones are present in the typical adult sternum?