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Which one of the following is not apart of the axil skeleton?
B. Cranial bones
Which one of the following is not a cranial bone?
Which of the following statements is not true?
A. A baby is born with a straight spine
B.In the adult, the sacral and thoracic curves are convex
C. The normal curves of the adult spine provide greater strength than a straight spine
D. A curved structure has more strength than a straight one of the same size and materials
A. Attach to the cartilage of other ribs
B. Do not attach to the sternum
C.Attach directly to the sternum without cartilage
D. Attach directly to the sternum by means of cartilage
The bone that runs along the lateral side of your forearm is the:
The shinbone is also known as the:
The bones in the palm of the hand are called:
Which one of the following is not a bone of the upper extremity?
The heel bone is known as the:
The mastoid process is part of the ______________ bone.
When a baby learns to stand, the ______________ area of the spine becomes concave
Which bone is the "funny" bone?
There are ________ pairs of true ribs
The 27 bones in the wrist and the hand allow for more:
D. Red blood cell production
The longest bone in the body is the:
Distally, the _____________ articulates with the patella.
The __________ bones form the cheekbones.
In a child, there are five of these bones. I an adult, they are fused into one
B. Lumbar vertebrae
The spinal cord enters the cranium through a large hole (foramen magnum) in the _________ bone.
Which of the following is not a function of bones?
The four types of bones are:
A. Flat, irregular, short, and square
B. Flat, cartilage, short, and long
C. Flat, irregular, short, and long
D. Small, long, flat, and heavy
Which of the following is not a main part of a long bone?
All of the following bones are part of the appendicular skelton except:
There are a total of _____________ phalanges in the skeletal system.
Cartilage differs from bone because it:
A. Is embedded in a firm gel rather than in a calcified cement substance
B. Has the flexibility of a firm plastic rather than being rigid
C. Rebuilds itself very slowly after an injury
D. All of the above
Which of the following is not a paranasal sinus?
The last two ribs:
A. Attach directly to the sternum
B. Are attached to costal cartilage
C. Are referred to as "floating ribs"
D. None of the above
In an infant, each coral bone consists of three separate bones. These bones are the:
A. Ilium, ischium, and coccyx
B. Ischium, pubis, and tuberosity
C. Pubis, tuberosity, and coccyx
D. Ilium, ischium, and pubis
An example of a synarthrotic joint is:
A. A cranial suture
B. The hip joint
C. The shoulder joint
D. The spine