5 Written Questions
5 Matching Questions
- Appendicular skeleton
- Central Haversion Canal
- a Tiny cavities in the matrix that contain osteocytes.
- b Canal that opens in the center of the osteon and contains blood vessels and nerves
- c the most common form of arthritis, a chronic degenerative condition that typically affects the aged.
- d One of the two subdivisions of the skeleton, the bones of the limbs and girdles that are attached to the axial skeleton.
- e "water on the knee" due to the inflammation of bursae or synovial membrane.
5 Multiple Choice Questions
- abnormal outward curvature of the thoracic spine. Humpback
- The cavity of the shaft that is a storage area for adipose (fat) tissue, also called yellow marrow.
- a condition in which the body's bones become weak and break easily.
- Mature bone cells found within the matrix in tiny cavities called lacunae.
- 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.
5 True/False Questions
Lamellae → Tiny cavities in the matrix that contain osteocytes.
Ossification → 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.
Rheumatoid arthritis → a chronic inflammatory disorder, it's a disorder in which the body's immune system attempts to destroy its own tissues.
Epiphyseal plate → the ends of the long bone, consists of a thin layer of compact bone enclosing an area filled with spongy bone.
Osteoblast → giant bone-destroying cells in bones that break down bone matrix and release calcium ions into the blood.