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5 Matching questions

  1. synovectomy
  2. Cartilage: Cartilage
  3. -lysis
  4. osteoarthritis
  5. laminectomy
  1. a breakdown, destruction, separation
  2. b chronic breakdown of cartilage in the joints
  3. c surgical removal of the bony arches on one or more vertebrae
  4. d the surgical removal of a synovial membrane from a joint
  5. e 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.

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. backache affecting the lumbar region or lower back
  2. congenital defect in the vertebral column caused by the failure of the vertebral arch to close
  3. is the curved fibrous cartilage found in some joints, such as the knee and the temporomandibular joint of the jaw
  4. a low-exposure radiographic measurement of the spine and hips to measure bone density
  5. ragged break occurs when excessive twisting forces are applied to a bone

5 True/False questions

  1. manubriumupper portion of the sternum


  2. fibrous dysplasiaa degenerative disorder that can cause the loss of normal spinal structure and function


  3. craniostenosisReplacement of a missing part by an artificial substitute, such as an artificial extremity


  4. arthro/ojoints, limbs


  5. comminuted fractureragged break occurs when excessive twisting forces are applied to a bone


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