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6 Multiple choice questions

  1. abnormal lateral curvature of the spine
  2. procedure in which a radioactive substance is injected intravenously and its uptake in bones is measured with a special scanning device
  3. dual-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.
  4. a fracture in which only one side of the shaft is broken, and the other is bent
  5. 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. occurs when a direct force caused the bone to break

6 True/False questions

  1. talipesclubfoot


  2. hematopoiesisthe process of blood cell formation


  3. osteogenic sarcomaabnormal softening of bones caused by deficiencies of phosphorus or calcium or vitamin D; called Ricketts in children.


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


  5. epiphysisabnormal lateral curvature of the spine


  6. fontanellesclubfoot