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5 Matching questions

  1. Reduction
  2. Osteocytes
  3. Diaphysis
  4. Synchondroses
  5. Kyphosis
  1. a Elongated shaft of a long bone.
  2. b a realignment of the broken bone ends (treats fractures)
  3. c an almost immovable joint between bones bound by cartilage.
  4. d Mature bone cells found within the matrix in tiny cavities called lacunae.
  5. e abnormal outward curvature of the thoracic spine. Humpback

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. an immovable joint
  2. blood-filled swelling when a bone breaks.
  3. Abnormal anterior curvature of the lumbar spine (sway-back condition)
  4. a flat plate of hyaline cartilage seen in young, growing bone. Cause the lengthwise growth of the bone.
  5. 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

  1. Gout (y arthritis)the most common form of arthritis, a chronic degenerative condition that typically affects the aged.


  2. Ossificationprocess 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.


  3. Syndesmosesthe 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.


  4. Articulation (joint)The junction of two or more bones; an articulation.


  5. HematopoiesisBlood cell formation that occurs within the marrow cavities of certain bones.


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