5 Written questions
5 Matching questions
- Rheumatoid arthritis
- a Mature bone cells found within the matrix in tiny cavities called lacunae.
- b the most common form of arthritis, a chronic degenerative condition that typically affects the aged.
- c Elongated shaft of a long bone.
- d a chronic inflammatory disorder, it's a disorder in which the body's immune system attempts to destroy its own tissues.
- e a realignment of the broken bone ends (treats fractures)
5 Multiple choice questions
- bone-forming cells
- Blood cell formation that occurs within the marrow cavities of certain bones.
- an immovable joint
- a disease in which uric acid accumulates in the blood and may be deposited as needle-shaped crystals in the soft tissues of joints.
- Hairlike canals that connect lacunae to each other and the central canal
5 True/False questions
Ankylosis → When the scar tissue eventually ossifies, and the bone ends become firmly fused.
Lacunae → Tiny cavities in the matrix that contain osteocytes.
Osteoclast → giant bone-destroying cells in bones that break down bone matrix and release calcium ions into the blood.
Bursitis → "water on the knee" due to the inflammation of bursae or synovial membrane.
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.