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As with the remainder of the skeleton, the pelvic bone additionally has a tendency to be extra chunky or powerful in a guy, with extra visible ridges the place muscle mass connect. Pelvic brim This kinds the inlet into the pelvis, and is wider within the girl lady PELVIS seen FROM ABOVE Sacral promontory the higher margin of the sacrum initiatives into the heart-shaped pelvic brim 047 higher sciatic notch improved pubic ramus Ischiopubic ramus Thicker within the male pelvis, with a turned-out part the place the crus of the penis attaches Pubic symphysis Subpubic perspective MALE PELVIS ANTERIOR (FRONT) Pelvic brim Heart-shaped within the male and narrower than within the girl pelvis MALE PELVIS considered FROM ABOVE PELVIS Iliac crest provides attachment to the muscle mass of the belly wall and is extra powerful or chunky within the male Sacroiliac joint Male joints are usually better than these of the feminine, and this one is not any exception Greater tubercle varieties an attachment web site for a number of the muscle tissue coming to the neck of the humerus from the scapula Acromion Clavicle Neck of humerus Lesser tubercle aspect at which the subscapularis muscle attaches from the interior floor of the scapula to the humerus Scapula Coracoid procedure The identify for this hooked, beaklike constitution discovered at the scapula derives from the Greek be aware for raven SKELETAL process 048 The scapula and clavicle make up the shoulder girdle, which anchors the arm to the thorax. it is a very cellular attachment—the scapula “floats” at the ribcage, hooked up to it by way of muscle groups in simple terms (rather than by means of a real joint) that pull the scapula round at the underlying ribs, changing the location of the shoulder joint. The clavicle has joints—it articulates with the acromion of the scapula laterally (at the facet) and the sternum on the different end—and is helping carry the shoulder out to the aspect whereas permitting the scapula to maneuver round. The shoulder joint, the main cellular joint within the physique, is a ball-and-socket joint, however the socket is small and shallow, permitting the ball-shaped head of the humerus to maneuver freely. Glenoid fossa Shallow region that articulates with the top of the humerus, forming a part of the shoulder socket SHOULDER AND higher ARM Radius Capitulum of humerus Ball-like a part of the humerus that articulates with the pinnacle of the radius; its identify comes from the Latin for little head Lateral epicondyle types an anchor for the extensor muscular tissues of the forearm Radial fossa the pinnacle of the radius swings round to occupy this shallow hollow space whilst the elbow is flexed Coronoid fossa This melancholy comprises the coronoid strategy of the ulna while the elbow is absolutely flexed Shaft of humerus Like different lengthy bones, it is a cylinder of compact (or cortical) bone, containing a marrow hollow space Ulna Coronoid approach Trochlea of humerus kinds a joint with the ulna; its identify comes from the Latin for pulley Medial epicondyle Flexor muscle groups of the forearm connect to this projection from the internal part of the humerus ANTERIOR (FRONT) Glenoid hollow space backbone of scapula Acromion Clavicle Supraspinous fossa this can be the melancholy above the backbone of the scapula, the place the supraspinatus muscle is hooked up Spiral groove This faint line marks the place the radial nerve spirals round the posterior point of the humerus Inferior attitude SKELETAL method The again of the scapula is split into sections by means of its backbone.

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