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Skeletal System

Skeletal System

Author: Aaron Mullally
Description:

To bring a good solid understanding of bone tissue and the remodeling process. Then jump into the general gross anatomy of the skeleton

This packet starts out discussing some basics about bone development and physiology. The rest is devoted to discussing the gross anatomy of the skeleton.

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Tutorial

Bone Development and Bone Features

An overview of endochondral and intramembranous ossification along with a discussion about the general parts of bone (diaphysis, epiphysis, medullary cavity etc.)

Source: Self made video for the Youtube channel bullharrier

Bone Histology and Remodeling

This is a discussion about bone tissue, just keep three things in mind: cells, gels, and calcium. You put all of this together and you get a strong substance, i.e. bone. After getting comfortable with the histology of bone it's then important to discuss remodeling which is the concept that bones are constantly adding on layers and stripping off layers of tissue. It's important to understand various factors that can affect this process and the cells that are involved.

Source: Self made video for the Youtube channel bullharrier

Axial vs. Appendicular Skeleton

This is pretty straight forward

Source: Self made video for the Youtube channel bullharrier

Vertebrae and Ribs

An overview of the differences between the vertebrae and ribs

Source: Self made video for the Youtube channel bullharrier

The Skull

A description of the cranial and facial bones

Source: Self made video for the Youtube channel bullharrier

Pectoral Girdle and the Upper Extremity

An overview of the scapula, clavicle, humerus, radius and ulna

Source: Self made video for the Youtube channel bullharrier

Carpals and Phalanges

A quick little talk about the carpals and phalanges

Source: Self made video for the Youtube channel bullharrier

The Pelvis

A discussion about the pelvis, basic with not a ton of depth yet

Source: Self made video for the Youtube channel bullharrier

Thigh and Leg

A discussion of the femur, tibia and fibula

Source: Self made video for the Youtube channel bullharrier

Tarsals and Phalanges

A basic discussion about the tarsals, metatarsals and phalanges

Source: Self made video for the Youtube channel bullharrier