anatomy of the moving body: Skeletal system


Flash card series 'anatomy of the moving body' will be used for massage study but can be used by any student of human biology, medicine, sports and physical therapy
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amount of vertebrae in the vertabral column 33 total 24 articulating and 9 fused
Names of the different regions corresponding to the curves of the spinal column Cervical spine, 7 vertebrae (C1 to C7) Thoracic spine, 12 vertebrae (T1 to T12) Lumbar spine, 5 vertabrae (L1 to L5) Sacrum, 5 (fused) vertebrae (S1 to S5) Coccyx, +/- 4 (fused) vertebrae (tailbone)
Name for C1 vertebrae
Name for C2 vertabrae
Name this part of the skull occipital bone
name this conical prominence projecting from the skull occipital bone
Name this portion of the skull Mandible
amount of ribs in the human body 10 + 2 floating
Name this bone Scapula or shoulder blade
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