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5 Matching questions

  1. Osteoarthritic
  2. Reduction
  3. Diaphysis
  4. Osteocytes
  5. Rheumatoid arthritis
  1. a Mature bone cells found within the matrix in tiny cavities called lacunae.
  2. b the most common form of arthritis, a chronic degenerative condition that typically affects the aged.
  3. c Elongated shaft of a long bone.
  4. d a chronic inflammatory disorder, it's a disorder in which the body's immune system attempts to destroy its own tissues.
  5. e a realignment of the broken bone ends (treats fractures)

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. bone-forming cells
  2. Blood cell formation that occurs within the marrow cavities of certain bones.
  3. an immovable joint
  4. a disease in which uric acid accumulates in the blood and may be deposited as needle-shaped crystals in the soft tissues of joints.
  5. Hairlike canals that connect lacunae to each other and the central canal

5 True/False questions

  1. AnkylosisWhen the scar tissue eventually ossifies, and the bone ends become firmly fused.


  2. LacunaeTiny cavities in the matrix that contain osteocytes.


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


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


  5. Articulation (joint)process of bone formation that involves two major phases. First, hyaline cartilage model is covered with bone matrix and then the cartilage is digested away opening a medullary cavity within the newly formed bone.


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