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Pectoral Girdle & Arm

 

Clavicle

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Sternal end

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Acromial end

clavicle

 

Scapula

Posterior

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Acromion

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Spine

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Coracoid process

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Suprascapular notch

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Supraspinous fossae

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Infraspinous fossae

posterior scapula

Borders

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Superior Border

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Medial Border

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Lateral Border

lateral scapula

Anterior

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Scapular fossae

Lateral

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Glenoid Cavity

 

Humerus

Proximal

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Head of the humerus

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Greater & Lesser Tubercle

humerus

Distal

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Condyles

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Epicondyles

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Coronoid fossa

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Olecranon

Ulna

Proximal

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Olecrano   

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Coronoid

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Trochlear notch

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Radial notch

radial and ulna

Distal

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Head of Ulna

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Styloid Processes

Radius

 

Proximal

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Head of the Radius

 

 

radius and ulna

Distal

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Ulnar notch

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Styloid process

Carpals

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Scaphoid

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Lunate

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Triquetral

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Pisiform

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Trapezium

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Trapezoid

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Capitate

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Hamate

carpals

 

Metacarpals

1 to 5

metacarpas and phalanges

 

Phalanges

 

1 to 5

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Proximal phalanx

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Medial phalanx

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Distal phalanx

 

Mnemonics

Carpals

"So Long To Pinky, Here Comes The Thumb"

"Simply Learn The Parts That The Carpus Has"

"Sally Likes To Play The Tiny Chrome Harmonica"

"Scottish Lads Take Prostitutes To The Caledonian Hotel"

"She Looks Too Pretty; Try To Catch Her"

"Senior Lecturers Try Positions That They Can't Handle"

"Stop Letting Those People Touch The Cadaver's Hand"

"Scottish Lads Take Prostitutes To The Caledonian Hotel"

"Happy Cat Tom Took Pie To Little Sister" --carpals  listed from the bottom up

Proximal row then distal row, both lateral-to-medial:


   Scaphoid
   Lunate
   Triquetrium
   Pisiform


   Trapezium
   Trapezoid
   Capate
   Hamate

*Caplan's class does not need to know the individual carpals