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  1. a fracture in which only one side of the shaft is broken, and the other is bent
  2. procedure in which a radioactive substance is injected intravenously and its uptake in bones is measured with a special scanning device
  3. occurs when a direct force caused the bone to break
  4. The end of a long bone, attached to the shaft
  5. AKA "OSTEOSARCOMA" - The most common malignant bone tumor, with common sites being the distal femur, proximal tibia & the proximal humerus
  6. abnormal lateral curvature of the spine

6 True/False Questions

  1. osteomalaciaabnormal softening of bones caused by deficiencies of phosphorus or calcium or vitamin D; called Ricketts in children.


  2. bone marrow aspirationprocess of removing a small sample of bone marrow from a selected site with a needle for the purpose of examining the specimen under a microscope


  3. complete fracturea break that extends through the entire thickness of the bone


  4. open fracturecompound fracture; broken bone with an open wound


  5. lordosisan abnormal inward (forward) curvature of the vertebral column, aka swayback.


  6. yellow bone marrowwhere blood cell production occurs throughtout one's life.


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