Anatomy and Physiology of Animals/The Skeleton/Test Yourself Answers
1. Name the bones which move against (articulate with)...
- a) the humerus: moves against the scapula, radius and ulna.
- b) the thoracic vertebrae: move against adjacent cranial and caudal vertebrae & the ribs
- c) the pelvis: moves against the femur and the sacrum
2. Name the bones in the forelimb:
- From the scapula are the humerus, radius, ulna, carpals, metacarpals and digits.
3. Where is the patella found?
- The patella is the knee cap. It is found in the hind limb at the knee joint.
4. Where are the following joints located?
- a) The stifle joint: between the femur and the tibia on the hind limb.
- b) The elbow joint: between the humerus, radius and ulna on the forelimb.
- c) The hock joint: between the tarsals and metatarsals on the hind limb.
- d) The hip joint: between the pelvis and the femur.
5. Attach the following labels to the diagram of the long bone shown below.
6. Attach the following labels to the diagram of a joint shown below.