Nt1310 Unit 1 Study Guide

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Cranium: The Cranium is a flat bone that protects the brain; it is located in your head. Clavicle: The clavicle is a short bone it runs horizontally between the scapula and the sternum. Ribs: The ribs are flat bones similarly to the cranium and the sternum; these are found in the centre of your body connected to the sternum. Sternum: The sternum is a flat bone that is found in the middle of your chest. Humerus: The humerus is the bone in your upper arm and it is classified as a long bone. Radius: The radius bone is located in the forearm; it extends from the lateral side of the elbow to the thumb side of the wrist. This bone is a long bone because it is longer than it is wider. Ulna: This bone is also located in the forearm and is also classed as a long bone. This bone connects to the carpals on the opposite side of the thumb and also connects to the humerus through the elbow joint.…show more content…
It is located near the shoulder and connects the humerus with the clavicle. Pelvis: The pelvis is the large bone in your waist and is considered a flat bone, all the vital organs rest on top of this bone. Carpals: Carpals are the bones found in the base of the hand and are short bones these are the bones closest to the wrist that are in the hand. Metacarpals: The metacarpals are found in the hand between the carpals and the phalanges; these are also considered short bones. Phalanges: The phalanges make up the fingers in the hands and the toes in the feet, these are also considered short bones. Femur: The femur is the largest bone in the body it is found in the upper leg or the thigh. This as you would expect is a long

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