Science Quiz / HCHS Bones of the Feet and Hands

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Can you name the tarsal and carpal bones?

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Name derives from the bone's resemblance to a small boat, one of the tarsals
Shaped like a wedge, the middle Cuneiform
Is a carpal bone in tetrapods includinge humans, it is the smallest bone in the proximal row
Small nobbly pea-shaped sesamoid bone that is found in the wrist
Carpal bone in the wrist, forms radial border of the carpal tunnel, between scaphoid and first metacarpal bone
Largest of the Cuneiforms located on the medial side of the foot
3rd most commonly fractured carpal bone, located on medial side of proximal row, on the ulnar side of the hand
Largest of the carpal bones in the human hand, it occupies the center of the wrist
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Shaped like a wedge, the third Cuneiform, has the uppermost base of the Cuneiforms
Bone in the human wrist readily distinguishable by its wedge shape and a hook like process
Cubical in shape, most lateral of the bones in the distal row of the tarsus
Second largest of the tarsal bones, commonly called the ankle bone
A carpal bone, situated between the hand and forearm, largest bone in the proximal row of wrist bones
Largest Tarsal bone, commonly called heel bone
Carpal bone, distinguished by its deep concavity and crescentic outline, Situated in the center of the proximal row

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