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  1. predominantly in females; fragile bones, loss of bone density, decreased levels of estrogen and calcium.
  2. The end of a long bone, attached to the shaft
  3. AKA "OSTEOSARCOMA" - The most common malignant bone tumor, with common sites being the distal femur, proximal tibia & the proximal humerus
  4. a fracture in which only one side of the shaft is broken, and the other is bent
  5. abnormal lateral curvature of the spine
  6. occurs when a direct force caused the bone to break

6 True/False questions

  1. complete fracturea break that extends through the entire thickness of the bone

          

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

          

  3. bone marrow aspirationprocedure in which a radioactive substance is injected intravenously and its uptake in bones is measured with a special scanning device

          

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

          

  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. yellow bone marrowgradually replaces red bone marrow in adult bones, functions as storage for fat tissue and is inactive in formation of blood cells