Practice Lab Practical on the Vertebrae, Ribs, and the Sternum

    1. In the picture above:
      1. Identify the specific bone.
      2. Identify the space indicated by the yellow star.
      3. What passes through this space?
      4. Identify the space indicated by the white star.
      5. What passes through this space?
      6. Identify the specific structure indicated by the red star.
      7. Identify the specific structure indicated by the blue star.
      8. Identify the specific structure indicated by the black star.
      9. Identify the specific structure indicated by the green star.
      10. With what specific bone and structures does this bone articulate superiorly?
      11. What type of movement(s) occur(s) at that articulation?

    2. In the picture above:
      1. Identify the specific bone.
      2. Identify the space indicated by the white star.
      3. Identify the specific structure indicated by the red star.
      4. Identify the specific structure indicated by the blue star.
      5. Identify the specific structure indicated by the yellow star.
      6. Identify the specific structure indicated by the green star.
      7. With what specific bone and structure does this structure articulate with superiorly?
      8. What type of movement occurs at that articulation?

    3. In the picture above:
      1. What type of bone is pictured?
      2. Identify the space indicated by the yellow star.
      3. Identify the space indicated by the white star.
      4. Identify the structure indicated by the red star.
      5. Identify the structure indicated by the orange star.
      6. Identify the structure indicated by the green star.
      7. Identify the structure indicated by the blue star.
      8. Identify the structure indicated by the black star.
      9. What adjective would describe the shape of this structure?

    4. In the picture above:
      1. What type of bone is pictured?
      2. Identify the space indicated by the white star.
      3. Identify the structure indicated by the red star.
      4. Identify the structure indicated by the orange star.
      5. What is the general function of that structure?
      6. Identify the structure indicated by the green star.
      7. Identify the structure indicated by the blue star.
      8. Identify the structure indicated by the black star.
      9. Identify the structure indicated by the yellow star.

    5. In the picture above:
      1. Identify the the region of the vertebral column indicated by the red arrow.
      2. How many bones typically fuse to form this region?
      3. What 2 appendicular bones articulate with this structure?
      4. What are those joints known as?
      5. Identify the openings indicated by the white arrow.
      6. What passes through these openings?
      7. Identify the the region of the vertebral column indicated by the yellow arrow.
      8. How many bones typically fuse to form this region?

    6. In the picture above:
      1. Identify the bone.
      2. Identify the region indicated by the red star.
      3. Identify the region indicated by the blue star.
      4. What structure is normally found just inferior to the yellow star?
      5. What bone would articulate at the point indicated by the white arrow?
      6. What would articulate at the point indicated by the pink arrow?

    7. In the picture above:
      1. What type of bone is pictured?
      2. Identify the space indicated by the yellow star.
      3. Identify the structure indicated by the red star.
      4. Identify the structure indicated by the orange star.
      5. Identify the structure indicated by the green star.
      6. Identify the structure indicated by the blue star.
      7. Identify the structure indicated by the black star.
      8. Identify the structure indicated by the white star.

    8. In the picture above:
      1. What region of the vertebral column is pictured?
      2. Identify the structure indicated by the yellow arrow.
      3. What articulates with that structure?
      4. Identify the structure indicated by the red arrow.
      5. What articulates with that structure?
      6. Identify the structure indicated by the pink arrow.
      7. What articulates with that structure?
      8. Identify the structure indicated by the orange star.
      9. Identify the structure indicated by the green star.
      10. Identify the structure indicated by the blue star.
      11. Identify the structure indicated by the black star.
      12. Identify the structure indicated by the yellow star.
      13. Identify the space indicated by the white star.
      14. What passes through that space?
      15. What structure occupies the space indicated by the white arrow?
      16. Of what type of tissue is that structure composed?

    9. In the picture above:
      1. Identify the pictured bone?
      2. Identify the specific structure indicated by the metal pointer.
      3. With what specific structure does that structure articulate?
      4. Identify the specific structure indicated by the yellow arrow.
      5. With what specific structures might it articulate with?
      6. Identify the specific structure indicated by the pink arrow?
      7. What designation is given to ribs 1-7?
      8. What designation is given to ribs 8-10?
      9. What designations are given to ribs 11-12?

    10. In the picture above:
      1. Identify the pictured bone.
      2. With how many other bones of the axial skeleton does it articulate?


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