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CHAPTER SEVEN
Skeletal System
Hyoid
Cranium
Face
Clavicle
Scapula
Sternum
Ribs
Humerus
Ulna
Hip
bone
Radius
Femur
Patella
Tibia
Fibula
Tarsals
Metatarsals
Phalanges
Phalanges
Skull
Vertebral
column
Vertebral
column
Sacrum
Coccyx
Carpals
Metacarpals
(a)
(b)
Hyoid bone
Larynx
Hyoid bone
FIGURE 7.16
The hyoid bone supports the tongue
and serves as an attachment for muscles that move the
tongue and function in swallowing.
FIGURE 7.15
Major bones of the skeleton. (
a
) Anterior view. (
b
) Posterior view. The axial portion is shown in orange, and the appendicular
portions are shown in yellow.
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