Bones of the Upper Body Form
the Thorax and Arms
the bones of the thorax.
the bones of the shoulder.
the bones of the arm.
n this section you will learn about the bones
of the thorax, which are part of the axial skel-
eton, and those of the arms, which along with
the hips, legs, and feet form the appendicular
skeleton (see Figure 5.7). The thorax consists of the
and 12 pairs of
T h e u p p e r b o d y
The upper body includes the bones of the tho-
rax, shoulders, arms, forearms, and hands.
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b. Anterior view of pectoral girdle
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Posterior view of pectoral girdle