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6 Multiple Choice Questions

  1. abnormal lateral curvature of the spine
  2. occurs when a direct force caused the bone to break
  3. The end of a long bone, attached to the shaft
  4. process 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
  5. clubfoot
  6. dual-energy x-ray absorptiometry, this procedure measures bone densitrty more accurately than dual photon absorptiometry, takes less time, and emits less radiation to the patient.

6 True/False Questions

  1. yellow bone marrowgradually replaces red bone marrow in adult bones, functions as storage for fat tissue and is inactive in formation of blood cells


  2. osteoporosispredominantly in females; fragile bones, loss of bone density, decreased levels of estrogen and calcium.


  3. bone scanan abnormal inward (forward) curvature of the vertebral column, aka swayback.


  4. open fracturea break that extends through the entire thickness of the bone


  5. complete fractureoccurs when a direct force caused the bone to break


  6. lordosisabnormal lateral curvature of the spine


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