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Figure 5.12
The bones of the lower body include the pelvis, femur, patella,
tibia, fibula, tarsals, metatarsals, and phalanges.
Hip bone
Sacrum _
Femur -
Right —
hip
bone
Ilium
Greater (false)
pelvis
'
Pelvic
(hip)
girdle
Sacrum
Pubis
Ischium
Pelvic brim
Coccyx
Acetabulum
Obturator foramen
Pubic symphysis
b. Anterior view of the female pelvic girdle
Patella
Tibia
Fibula-
Tarsals
Metatarsals —
Phalanges —
Sacrum
True
pelvis
Coccyx
False
pelvis
Pubic
symphysis
c.
Midsagittal section indicating
locations of true and false pelves
Midsagittal
plane
a.
Anterior view of right lower limb
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The Skeletal System
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