Appendicular Skeleton

The appendicular skeleton is the part of the human skeleton that includes the arms and hands, legs and feet, the shoulder girdle and the pelvic girdle. The bones of the appendicular skeleton make up the rest of the skeleton, and are so-called because they are appendages of the axial skeleton. Pectoral girdles The pectoral or … Continue reading Appendicular Skeleton

Human Skeletal System : A Brief Review

Human skeletal system, the internal skeleton that serves as a framework for the body. This framework consists of many individual bones and cartilages. There also are bands of fibrous connective tissue—the ligaments and the tendons—in intimate relationship with the parts of the skeleton. The adult human skeleton is a framework of 206 bones and is … Continue reading Human Skeletal System : A Brief Review