Object Lessons on the Human Body eBook

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Where is the ball of the thumb?—­“On the palm of the hand, below the thumb.”

Where is the palm of the hand?—­“On the inside of the hand, between the wrist and fingers.”

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[Illustration:  The skeleton.]

1.  The skull.

2.  The spine.

3.  The ribs.

4.  The breastbone.

5.  The shoulder blades.

6.  The collar bones.

7.  The bone of the upper arm.

8.  The bones of the forearm.

9.  The bones of the wrist.

10.  The bones of the fingers.

11.  The bones of the thigh.

12.  The bones of the lower leg.

13.  The bones of the ankle.

14.  The bones of the toes.

15.  The kneepan.

1.  The skull. 2.  The spine. 3.  The ribs. 4.  The breastbone. 5.  The shoulder blades. 6.  The collar bones. 7.  The bone of the upper arm. 8.  The bones of the forearm. 9.  The bones of the wrist. 10.  The bones of the fingers. 11.  The bones of the thigh. 12.  The bones of the lower leg. 13.  The bones of the ankle. 14.  The bones of the toes. 15.  The kneepan.

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PART III.

Formula for the lesson on the bones of the body.

1.  My bones are hard; they make my body strong.  There are about two hundred bones in my body.

2.  The bones of my head are

  my skull and my lower jaw;

my face has fourteen bones; my ear has four small bones; at the root of my tongue is one bone.

3.  The bones of my trunk are

my spine, my ribs, my breastbone, my two shoulder blades, and my two collar bones.

4.  My upper arm has one bone; my fore-arm has two bones; my wrist has eight bones; from my wrist to my knuckles are five bones; my thumb has two bones; each finger has three bones, making nineteen bones in my hand.

5.  My thigh has one bone; my lower leg has two bones; my knee-pan is the cap which covers and protects my knee; in my foot, near my heel, are seven bones; in the middle of my foot are five bones; my great toe has two bones; each of my other toes has three bones; making twenty-six bones in my foot.

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Questions for the formula.

1.  Tell about your bones.

2.  Tell about the bones of the head.

3.  Tell about the bones of the trunk.

4.  Tell about the bones of the arm and hand, beginning with the upper arm.

5.  Count the bones of the hand.

6.  Tell about the bones of the leg and foot, beginning with the thigh.

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[Illustration:  Fig.  A.

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