ANATOMY – REVERSE LEARNING TECHNIQUE

Here we present you with the first post in reverse learning technique To learn through this method you have to closely observe each terms in the picture provided and has to think in mind “what is the importance or significance of this word in anatomy?”. We are giving the clues down in this post. You people are free to add new information regarding these terms in comments section.

206 – Total no. of bones in the body
Femur – Longest bone in the body – length – 48cm
45 – 50cm – Length of Spinal Cord
Calcaneum – Largest bone of the foot
Tibia – Shin bone
Sciatic Nerve – Thickest nerve in the body
Greater Occipital nerve – Thickest cutaneous nerve
Sartorious – Longest muscle
Smallest muscle – Arrector Pili
Foramen Magnum – Largest foramen in Skull
Vagus – Largest Nerve
Skin – Largest organ of body
213 – Total No. of bones in infant
Periosteum – Fibrous vascular covering of bone
8 – Total no. of bones forming brain case
14 – Total no. of bones forming facial skelton
Vertex – Highest point in sagital suture
Bregma – The meeting point between coronal and sagital sutures
Lambda – The meeting point between sagital and lambdoid sutures
Fibula – Lateral bone of leg and bone commonly used for bone transplants
Arrector Pili – Smallest muscle in body
Atypical Ribs – The first two and last three pair of ribs 
Seismoid bone – Eg. Patella
Peritoneum – Largest serous membrane in body
1.5 Months – Posterior fontanelle ossifies
6 Months – Anterior Fontanelle ossifies
Gliding joint – Sterno clavicular joint
Pivot joint – Joint between atlas and odentoid process
Popliteus – Anti Locking muscle
Soleus – Peripheral Heart
First Gear – Soleus – First gear muscle of plantar flexion
Top Gear – Gastrocnemius – Top gear muscle of plantar flexion
Popliteal Artery – Commonly affected by aneurysm
Great Saphenus vein – Vein commonly used in CABG and commonly affected in varicosities
Cephalic vein – Found in Anatomical Snuff box
Olfactory nerve – Smallest cranial nerve