5 Written questions
5 Matching questions
- Articulation (joint)
- a abnormal outward curvature of the thoracic spine. Humpback
- b The junction of two or more bones; an articulation.
- c a condition in which the body's bones become weak and break easily.
- d Tiny cavities in the matrix that contain osteocytes.
- e happens when a bone is forced out of its normal position in the joint cavity.
5 Multiple choice questions
- 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.
- the most common form of arthritis, a chronic degenerative condition that typically affects the aged.
- a disease in which uric acid accumulates in the blood and may be deposited as needle-shaped crystals in the soft tissues of joints.
- bone-forming cells
- 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
Osteocytes → giant bone-destroying cells in bones that break down bone matrix and release calcium ions into the blood.
Osteoclast → bone-forming cells
Reduction → a realignment of the broken bone ends (treats fractures)
Bursitis → "water on the knee" due to the inflammation of bursae or synovial membrane.
Appendicular skeleton → one of the two subdivisions of the skeleton, the bones that form the longitudinal axis of the body, the skull, vertebral column, ribs, and sternum.