BIOC33H3 Study Guide - Shoulder Girdle, Axial Skeleton, Acromioclavicular Joint

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Includes teh boens of upper and lower limbs and the girdles of bones that hold and attach teh upper and lower limbs to the axial skeleton. The pectoral girdles consist of bones that hold the upper limbs in place. Pelvic girdle consists of bones that hold the lower limbs in place. Promotes upper limb mobility by: because the scapula is not directly attach dto tot he axial skeleton, it movs freely. Shallow cavity of shoulder joint permits a wide range of movemtn of upper limbs. Spine of the scapula : ridge of boen on the posterior aspect of the scapula. Is continuous with a larger posterior process called the acromion. The acromion articulates with the acromial end of the clavicle. The coracoids process: found on the anterior side. The triangular shape of the scapula forms three borders: www. notesolution. com. )superior border: medial border- the edge closest to the vertebrae, lateral border- cloases to the axilla (armpit)

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