Skeletal System

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Which one of the following is not a function of the skeletal system?

All of the above are functions of the skeletal system

Which one of the following is not a part of the axial skeleton?

Scapula

Which one of the following is not a cranial bone?

Lacrimal

The condition know as lordosis results from an abnormal____curvature

Lumbar

Which one of the following is not correct?

A baby is born with a straight spine.

True ribs:

Attach directly to the sternum via cartilage

The bone that runs along the thumb side of your forearm is the:

Radius

The shinbone is really the:

Tibia

The bones in the palm of the hand are called:

Metacarpals

Which one of the following is not a bone of the upper extremity?

Innominate bone

Which one of the following is not a feature of the ulna?

Transverse process

The wrist bone at the proximal end of the thumb is the:

Trapezium

The ankle bone at the proximal end of the big toe is the:

Cuneiform

Which one of the following is not a characteristic of a womans skeleton as compared to a mans skeleton?

A womans pubic angle is narrower

Which one of the following is not true of a babys skeleton as compared to an adult skeleton?

All of the above are true of a baby skeleton

The part of a long bone that contains yellow bone marrow is known as the:

Diaphysis

Growth in the length of bone stops when all the ____ is converted to bone

Epiphyseal cartilage

Which one of the following is an example of a synarthrosis (non-movable)?

Sutures

The joint between the metacarpal bone of the thumb and the carpal bone next to it is an example of a ____joint

Saddle

The kind of movement in which the body part moves in such a way that is descrives a circle is known as:

Circumduction

The part of a diarthrosis that produces a lubricating fluid is the:

Synovial membrane

Which one of the following is not true of both bone and cartilate?

Both contain blood vessels

Which one of the following is correct?

The matrix of bone is a calcified cement

The structures in some of the cranial bones that become filled with mucus when one has a cold

Sinuses

The part of a long bone that contains red bone marrow

Spongy bone

The structures that connect bone to bone

Ligaments

A condition in which the person develops a hunchback

Kyphosis

The "soft spots" in a babys skull

fontanels

Structure formed when the ilium, ischium, and pubis fuse together

innominate bone

The kind of joint between the phalanges

Hinge joint

The part of a long bone compose of hard compact bone

Diaphysis

Matrix is made of a firm gel with fibers

Cartilage

The fibrous membrane around the outside of the bone

Periosteum

Tunnels that permit transfer of nutrients from one lacuna to another

Canaliculi

The structure responsible for the growth in length of long bones

Epiphyseal cartilage

Joints which have fibrous connective tissue between the articulating bones holding them close together

Synarthroses

The basic building block of compact bone

Haversian system

Spaces in bone and cartilage that contain cells

Lacunae

Joints in which the articulating bones are connected by cartilage

Amphiarthroses

Epiphyses are mostly made of this kind of bone

Spongy bone

The specific kind of joint between the metacarpal bone of the thumb and the carpal bone of the wrist

Saddle joint

The structure that secretes a fluid that lubricates freely movable joints

Synovial membrane

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