Orthopaedic Trivia

AAOS Now tests your knowledge of orthopaedic trivia. Take a minute and see how well you know your orthopaedic trivia—but don’t peek at the answers! An expanded explanation of the correct answers can be found in the online version, available at www.aaosnow.org

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Clavicle is Latin for “little key.” Although most say the name reflects the shape of the bone, some suggest that it was so named because it appears to “close and lock” the bones of the chest

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