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5 Matching questions

  1. synovi/o, synov/o
  2. The Tissues of Bone: endosteum
  3. chondroma
  4. ankyl/o
  5. rickets
  1. a crooked, bent, stiff
  2. b childhood disease caused by deficiency of vitamin D and sunlight associated with impaired metabolism of calcium and phosphorus
  3. c a common benign tumor of cartilage cells
  4. d synovial membrane/fluid
  5. e the tissue that lines the medullary cavity (end- means within, oste means bone, and -um is a noun ending).

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. is located within the spongy bone, is hemopoietic tissue that manufactures red blood cells, hemoglobin, white blood cells, and thrombocytes. These types of cells are discussed in Chapter 5. Hemopoietic (hee-moh poy-ET-ick) means pertaining to the formation of blood cells (hem/o means blood, and -poietic means pertaining to formation). This term is also spelled hematopoietic.
  2. functions as a fat storage area, is composed chiefly of fat cells and is located in the medullary cavity.
  3. the surgical suturing, or wiring together, of bones
  4. a physician who specializes in diagnosing and treating diseases and disorders involving the bones, joints, and muscles
  5. a mechanical applicance, such as a leg brace or splint, that is specially designed to control, correct, or compensate for impaired limb function

5 True/False questions

  1. lumbagocurve, swayback (anterior curvature in the lumbar region)


  2. chondromalaciasoftening of cartilage


  3. hallux valgusthe rounded bony protuberance on each side of the ankle


  4. Cartilage: Cartilageis the smooth, rubbery, blue-white connective tissue that acts as a shock absorber between bones. Cartilage, which is more elastic than bone, also makes up the flexible parts
    of the skeleton such as the outer ear and the tip of the nose.


  5. crepitationdry, grating sound or sensation caused by bone ends rubbing together, indicating a fracture or joint destruction