Bones of the Shoulder: Anatomy and Functions


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The shoulder does NOT include the following bones or projections:

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1. The socket of the _____ articulates with the ball of the _____.

2. The part of the scapula that articulates with the clavicle is known as the:

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

To pass this quiz, you'll need to correctly answer questions about the bones of the shoulder and how they articulate. To do this, you'll need a solid understanding of medical terminology.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Challenge your anatomical knowledge with questions on the following:

  • Bones and projections of the shoulder
  • The parts of the scapula and with what they articulate
  • What the clavicle articulates with
  • The alternate term for the scapula
  • The articulation provided by the shoulder joint

Skills Practiced

Work on developing the skills listed below as you use this quiz/worksheet combo:

  • Defining key concepts - ensure that you can accurately define main terms, such as scapula and projection
  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related lesson on the anatomy and function of shoulder bones
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge of shoulder anatomy to answer questions about specific bones and articulations

Additional Learning

Get more details on the shoulder via the corresponding lesson, which is called Bones of the Shoulder: Anatomy and Functions. Topics covered by this lesson include the following:

  • The three main bones of the shoulder
  • Projections of these bones
  • How the shoulder bones connect