Comes from Latin calc meaning 'stone' or 'chalk' (in reference to its shape); also from Latin word meaning 'heel.'
Latin root means 'pluck'-from the action of the wrist
Latin for 'little key', because of its supposedly function as the 'fastener' of the shoulder.
From Greek meaning 'cuckoo', named by Galen, referring to the curved shape of a cuckoo's beak when viewed from the side.
This Latin word comes from the Greek root κρανίον 'kranion.'
This word, dating from A.D. 1670 describes a 'clasp' or 'brooch' and was first used in English for as a name for a bone in 1706; derives from the Latin word also meaning a 'clasp' or 'brooch,' so called because it resembles a clasp like a modern safety pin.
From Latin for 'big toe.'
Name is derived from the Greek word meaning 'shaped like the letter upsilon.'
From Latin for 'groin' or 'flank.'
Probably from iskhi 'loin,' of unknown origin.
From Latin meaning 'to chew.'
From Latin for 'Pan,' so-called because of its shape.
Derived from the Latin word for 'basin'
Latin for 'ray', this bone can be thought of rotating around an axis line extending diagonally from center of capitulum to the center of distal ulna.
Derived from the Latin word for 'sacred', a translation of the Greek hieron, meaning 'sacred' or 'strong bone'; because the seat of the organs of procreation were offered in animal sacrifices; in Slavic languages and in German this bone is called the 'cross bone' (Kreuzbein), in Dutch 'holy bone' (Heiligbeen).
English word is probably derived from Old Norse word meaning 'bald.'
Latin for 'ankle.'
Named for the Greek 'aulos flute', also known by this name.