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- The Axial Skeleton
The quizzes below each include 15 multiple-choice identification questions related to the axial skeleton, and includes the following :
The atlas, the axis, the cervical vertebrae, the thoracic vertebrae, the lumbar vertebrae, the sacrum, the coccyx (4 fused coccygeal vertebrae), the frontal bone, the parietal bone, the temporal bone, the occipital bone, the zygomatic bone, the nasal bone, the sphenoid bone, the ethmoid bone, the lacrimal bone, the supraorbital foramen, the infraorbital foramen, the vomer, the mental foramen, the mandible, the maxilla, the thoracic cage, the manubrium, the sternum and the xiphoid process.
If you get a question right the next one will appear automatically, but if you get it wrong the correct answer is given. You'll also get an overall score the end of each quiz.
Learning tip : To get the best from the quizzes start at Quiz 1 for each section, repeat it until you're getting it all correct, then move on to the next quiz.
The axial skeleton - the bones of the head, torso, and pelvic girdle :
Front view :
Side view :
The skull :
The spine :
The teeth :
In this section we've added a few alternative study aids to help you along.
- Articles - Here you'll find a range of short articles on basic anatomy and physiology topics, complete with a few 'test yourself' questions for each one.
- Images and pdf's - Just in case you get tired of looking at the screen we've provided images and pdf files that you can print out and use for 'off-line' practice.
- Word Roots - When you learn the word roots, prefixes and suffixes contained within anatomical and medical terms, you can often work out what they mean. This can be a useful skill as you progress in your studies, so we've provided a dictionary to help you!
- Games - Finally in the resources section, we've added some simple games to make anatomy and physiology practice a little bit more fun.