The Zoology Museum

Digital resources

Name that bone

This is the place to bone up on your knowledge of vertebrate skeletons and the names of the bones.

Let your mouse hover over a bone to reveal its anatomical name.

You can practice with the cross-bones or choose one of the skeletons to look at in more detail.

knee cap knee cap Thigh bone Thigh bone

From: William Cheselden, Osteographia, or The anatomy of the bones. 1733

Available skeletons

1. Mammals

Seated human