BONES OF THE HUMAN BODY
Here are some useful mnemonic rhymes for the order of bones in parts of the human body.
1. For the bones of the upper limb:
" Some crooks have underestimated Royal Canadian Mounted Police. "
(scapula, clavicle, humerus, ulna, radius, carpals, metacarpals, phalanges).
2. For the bones of the lower limb:
" Help five police to find ten missing prisoners. "
(hip, femur, patella, tibia, fibula, tarsals, metatarsals, phalanges).
3. For the vertebrae of the spinal column:
" Clever Dick looks silly clot! "
(cervical, *dorsal, lumber, sacrum, coccyx).
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