Movement and Locomotion


Movement and Locomotion logoSubject: Biology    Exam: AIPMT / NEET-UG

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Important Concepts in Movement and Locomotion

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Most Important Concepts (Do or Die)
  • Movement of Body Parts

  • Skeletal System

  • Bones and Joints

  • Muscular System

Important Concepts (Should Do)
  • Nonmuscular Movements

  • Locomotion

  • Diseases

Not So Important Concepts (Do if you have time)
  • Movements in Vertebrates

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Important Points

Axial skeleton includes skull, vertebral column, sternum and ribs.
Stapes is the smallest bone in the body.
The first cervical vertebra is atlas which has reduced centrum and rudimentary neural spines.
Sternum is a flat, long dagger-like bone. It has three regions-manubrium (attachment of clavicle and first pair of ribs), body (attachment of 2nd to 7th ribs) and xiphoid process (pointed cartilaginous).
Between the pubis and ischium a cavity is present, known as obturator foramen.
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