MSK True or False


Let’s play musculoskeletal anatomy True or False today!!


True or False:

1. An adult human has fewer bones than an infant.

2. A human body has around 500 muscles.

3. The gluteus maximum is the largest muscle in our body.

4. The sartorius muscle is the longest muscle in our body.

5. A tendon is the connective tissue that attaches bone to bone.

6. We all have 2 bones in our forearm.

7. We all have the same number of forearm muscles.

8. There are 33 vertebral in the adult human spine.

9. Breaking a bone is not the same as a fracture.

10. A sprain is an injury to a ligament.


*IQ question: Which bone is the funniest?


Answers:

1. True. An adult human skeleton has around 206 bones while an infant has around 300 bones. Some bones in the infant will fuse together and hence adults have fewer bones.

2. False. A human body has about 600 muscles.

3. True.

4. Ture.

5. False. A tendon is a connective tissue that attaches muscle to the bone while a ligament is a connective tissue that attaches bone to bone.

6. True. There are 2 bones in the forearm, the ulna and the radius. These two bones work together and allow us to supinate or pronate (palms face up or down).

7. False. About 14% of people do not have the muscle, palmaris longus, in their forearm.

8. True. There are 7 cervical vertebrae, 12 thoracic vertebrae, 5 lumbar vertebrae, 5 fused sacral bones, and 4 fused coccyx to form the adult human spine.

9. False. A fracture means a broken bone.

10. True. And a strain is an injury to a tendon or muscle.

*IQ answer – humerus (the upper arm bone)

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