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Appendicular Skeleton

see also Axial skeleton

Cartoon showing the main skeletal elements of the appendicular skeleton associated with the limbs. The other part of the human skeleton is associated with the head and trunk and is referred to as the axial skeleton.


Links: Limb Development | Bone Development | Bone Timeline | Appendicular skeleton developmental regions | Appendicular skeleton | Appendicular skeleton small | Axial Skeleton Development


Appendicular Bones

Pectoral Girdles (4 bones) Upper Limb (60 bones) Pelvis (2 bones) Lower Limb (60 bones)
Left and right clavicle (2) and scapula (2).
  • Left and right humerus (2) (arm), ulna (2) and radius (2) (Fore arm).
  • Left and right carpal (16) (wrist), metacarpal (10), proximal phalanges (10), middle phalanges (8), distal phalanges (10).
  • Left and right os coxae (2) (ilium).
  • Thigh and leg (8 bones) - femur (2) (thigh), tibia (2), patella (2) (knee), and fibula (2) (leg).
  • Feet and ankles (52 bones) - tarsals (14) (ankle), metatarsals (10), proximal phalanges (10), middle phalanges (8), distal phalanges (10).

Reference

Image Source: Wikipedia



Cite this page: Hill, M.A. (2019, March 23) Embryology Appendicular skeleton.jpg. Retrieved from https://embryology.med.unsw.edu.au/embryology/index.php/File:Appendicular_skeleton.jpg

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