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5 Matching questions

  1. Central Haversion Canal
  2. Osteoclast
  3. Osteocytes
  4. Kyphosis
  5. Medullary cavity
  1. a The cavity of the shaft that is a storage area for adipose (fat) tissue, also called yellow marrow.
  2. b abnormal outward curvature of the thoracic spine. Humpback
  3. c giant bone-destroying cells in bones that break down bone matrix and release calcium ions into the blood.
  4. d Canal that opens in the center of the osteon and contains blood vessels and nerves
  5. e Mature bone cells found within the matrix in tiny cavities called lacunae.

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. Hairlike canals that connect lacunae to each other and the central canal
  2. Concentric rings/circles made up of groups of hollow tubes of bone matrix that the lacunae are arranged in.
  3. bone-forming cells
  4. 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. freely movable joints

5 True/False questions

  1. Rheumatoid arthritisa disease in which uric acid accumulates in the blood and may be deposited as needle-shaped crystals in the soft tissues of joints.


  2. Reductionhappens when a bone is forced out of its normal position in the joint cavity.


  3. Scoliosisabnormal lateral curvature of the spine.


  4. Syndesmosesan almost immovable joint between bones bound by cartilage.


  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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