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5 Matching questions

  1. Articulation (joint)
  2. Osteoporosis
  3. Dislocation
  4. Kyphosis
  5. Lacunae
  1. a abnormal outward curvature of the thoracic spine. Humpback
  2. b The junction of two or more bones; an articulation.
  3. c a condition in which the body's bones become weak and break easily.
  4. d Tiny cavities in the matrix that contain osteocytes.
  5. e happens when a bone is forced out of its normal position in the joint cavity.

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. Completes the communication pathway from the outside of the bone to its interior which run into the compact bone at right angles to the shaft.
  2. the most common form of arthritis, a chronic degenerative condition that typically affects the aged.
  3. a disease in which uric acid accumulates in the blood and may be deposited as needle-shaped crystals in the soft tissues of joints.
  4. bone-forming cells
  5. the connecting fibers are longer than those of sutures; thus the joint has more "give". An immovable joint in which bones are joined by connective tissue. Between tibula and fibula.

5 True/False questions

  1. Osteocytesgiant bone-destroying cells in bones that break down bone matrix and release calcium ions into the blood.


  2. Osteoclastbone-forming cells


  3. Reductiona realignment of the broken bone ends (treats fractures)


  4. Bursitis"water on the knee" due to the inflammation of bursae or synovial membrane.


  5. Appendicular skeletonone of the two subdivisions of the skeleton, the bones that form the longitudinal axis of the body, the skull, vertebral column, ribs, and sternum.


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