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Laboratory 6.  Lower Extremities of the Skeletal System



During this laboratory you will focus your studies on the location and identification of the bones of the pelvic girdle and lower limb.  You will learn the major features of each of the bones studied.  

As always, your photographic atlas, textbook, and the websites listed below are excellent resources to help you study this material.

Key Words: 

(You should be able to define or explain these terms.)
Pelvic Girdle Coxal Bones Ilium
Iliac Fossa Iliac Crest Anterior Superior Iliac Spine (ASIS)
Anterior Inferior Iliac Spine (AIIS) Posterior Superior Iliac Spine (PSIS) Posterior Inferior Iliac Spine (PIIS)
Greater Sciatic Notch Ischium Ischial Spine
Lesser Sciatic Notch Ischial Tuberosity Ischial Ramus
Pubis Superior Ramus Inferior Ramus
Obturator Foramen Pubic Symphysis Femur
Fovea Capitis Greater Trochanter Lesser Trochanter
Intertrochanteric Crest Linea Aspera Medial/Lateral Condyles
Intercondylar Notch Medial/Lateral Epicondyles Femoral Neck
Tibia Intercondylar Eminence Tibial Tuberosity
Fibular Notch Medial Malleolus Fibula
Lateral Malleolus Talus Calcaneous
Cuboid Navicular Medial Cuneiform
Lateral Cuneiform Intermediate Cuneiform

Want to find out more about lower extremities of the skeletal system?
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