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Skeletal System

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Which one of the following is not a function of the skeletal system?
All of the above are functions of the skeletal system
Which one of the following is not a part of the axial skeleton?
Scapula
Which one of the following is not a cranial bone?
Lacrimal
The condition know as lordosis results from an abnormal____curvature
Lumbar
Which one of the following is not correct?
A baby is born with a straight spine.
True ribs:
Attach directly to the sternum via cartilage
The bone that runs along the thumb side of your forearm is the:
Radius
The shinbone is really the:
Tibia
The bones in the palm of the hand are called:
Metacarpals
Which one of the following is not a bone of the upper extremity?
Innominate bone
Which one of the following is not a feature of the ulna?
Transverse process
The wrist bone at the proximal end of the thumb is the:
Trapezium
The ankle bone at the proximal end of the big toe is the:
Cuneiform
Which one of the following is not a characteristic of a womans skeleton as compared to a mans skeleton?
A womans pubic angle is narrower
Which one of the following is not true of a babys skeleton as compared to an adult skeleton?
All of the above are true of a baby skeleton
The part of a long bone that contains yellow bone marrow is known as the:
Diaphysis
Growth in the length of bone stops when all the ____ is converted to bone
Epiphyseal cartilage
Which one of the following is an example of a synarthrosis (non-movable)?
Sutures
The joint between the metacarpal bone of the thumb and the carpal bone next to it is an example of a ____joint
Saddle
The kind of movement in which the body part moves in such a way that is descrives a circle is known as:
Circumduction
The part of a diarthrosis that produces a lubricating fluid is the:
Synovial membrane
Which one of the following is not true of both bone and cartilate?
Both contain blood vessels
Which one of the following is correct?
The matrix of bone is a calcified cement
The structures in some of the cranial bones that become filled with mucus when one has a cold
Sinuses
The part of a long bone that contains red bone marrow
Spongy bone
The structures that connect bone to bone
Ligaments
A condition in which the person develops a hunchback
Kyphosis
The "soft spots" in a babys skull
fontanels
Structure formed when the ilium, ischium, and pubis fuse together
innominate bone
The kind of joint between the phalanges
Hinge joint
The part of a long bone compose of hard compact bone
Diaphysis
Matrix is made of a firm gel with fibers
Cartilage
The fibrous membrane around the outside of the bone
Periosteum
Tunnels that permit transfer of nutrients from one lacuna to another
Canaliculi
The structure responsible for the growth in length of long bones
Epiphyseal cartilage
Joints which have fibrous connective tissue between the articulating bones holding them close together
Synarthroses
The basic building block of compact bone
Haversian system
Spaces in bone and cartilage that contain cells
Lacunae
Joints in which the articulating bones are connected by cartilage
Amphiarthroses
Epiphyses are mostly made of this kind of bone
Spongy bone
The specific kind of joint between the metacarpal bone of the thumb and the carpal bone of the wrist
Saddle joint
The structure that secretes a fluid that lubricates freely movable joints
Synovial membrane