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The pelvic socket into which the proximal end of the femur fits to form the hip joint is called...

Acetabulum

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The joint where the acromion and the clavicle meet is called the...

Acrioclavicular joint

2

The highest portion of the shoulder is called the...

Acromion process

3

The heel bone is called the...

Calcaneus

4

The wrist bones are called the...

carpals.

5

The collarbone is called the...

Clavicle

6

The top, back, and sides of the skull are collectively called the...

Cranium

7

The large bone in the thigh is called the...

Femur

8

The lateral and smaller bone of the lower leg is called the...

Fibula

9

The bone of the upper arm between the shoulder and the elbow is called the...

Humerus

10

The superior and widest portion of the pelvis is called the...

Ilium

11

The protrusion on the side of the ankle is the...

Malleous

12

The lower jaw bone is the...

Mandible

13

The superior portion of the sternum is called the...

Manubrium

14

The two fused bones forming the upper jaw are the...

Maxillae

15

The hand bones are called the...

Metacarpals

16

The foot bones are the

Metatarsals

17

The nose bones are called the...

Nasal bones

18

The bony structure around the eyes and eye sockets are the...

Orbits

19

The kneecap is called the...

Patella

20

The basin-shaped bony structure that supports the spine and is the point of proximal attachment for the lower extremities is called the...

Pelvis

21

The medial anterior portion of the pelvis is called the...

Pubis

22

The lateral bone of the forearm is the...

Radius

23

The shoulder blade is called the...

Scapula

24

The bony structure of the head is called the...

Skull

25

The breastbone is called the...

Sternum

26

The ankle bones are called the...

Tarsals

27

The medial and larger bone of the lower leg is the...

Tibia

28

The medial bone of the forearm is the...

Ulna

29

The 33 bones or the spinal column are the...

Vertebrae