5 Written questions
5 Matching questions
- percutaneous vertebroplasty
- pathologic fracture
- a A minimally invasive procedure performed to treat osteoporosis-related compression fractures of the spine.
- b occurs when a weakened bone breaks under normal strain
- c joints, limbs
- d which are also known as articulations, are the
place of union between two or more bones. Joints are classified according to either their construction or based on the degree of movement they allow.
- e a degenerative disorder that can cause the loss of normal spinal structure and function
5 Multiple choice questions
- a fracture treatment in which a plate or pins are placed directly into the bone to hold the broken pieces in place
- Replacement of a missing part by an artificial substitute, such as an artificial extremity
- is the smooth, rubbery, blue-white connective tissue that acts as a shock absorber between bones. Cartilage, which is more elastic than bone, also makes up the flexible parts
of the skeleton such as the outer ear and the tip of the nose.
- a low-exposure radiographic measurement of the spine and hips to measure bone density
- noun ending
5 True/False questions
osteonecrosis → death of bone tissue
osteorrhaphy → abnormal softening of bones caused by deficiencies of phosphorus or calcium or vitamin D
Synovial Joints: Hinge joints, → such as the knees and elbows, are synovial joints that allow movement primarily in one
direction or plane
crani/o → skull, cranium
chondr/o → Cartilage (type of connective tissue)