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6 Multiple choice questions

  1. The end of a long bone, attached to the shaft
  2. a fracture in which only one side of the shaft is broken, and the other is bent
  3. abnormal lateral curvature of the spine
  4. occurs when a direct force caused the bone to break
  5. an abnormal inward (forward) curvature of the vertebral column, aka swayback.
  6. process of removing a small sample of bone marrow from a selected site with a needle for the purpose of examining the specimen under a microscope

6 True/False questions

  1. complete fractureoccurs when a direct force caused the bone to break


  2. osteomalaciaabnormal softening of bones caused by deficiencies of phosphorus or calcium or vitamin D; called Ricketts in children.


  3. osteoporosispredominantly in females; fragile bones, loss of bone density, decreased levels of estrogen and calcium.


  4. hematopoiesisthe process of blood cell formation


  5. red marrowdual-energy x-ray absorptiometry, this procedure measures bone densitrty more accurately than dual photon absorptiometry, takes less time, and emits less radiation to the patient.


  6. open fracturea break that extends through the entire thickness of the bone