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5 Matching questions

  1. Lordosis
  2. Hematopoiesis
  3. Diaphysis
  4. Osteoclast
  5. Ankylosis
  1. a Blood cell formation that occurs within the marrow cavities of certain bones.
  2. b giant bone-destroying cells in bones that break down bone matrix and release calcium ions into the blood.
  3. c When the scar tissue eventually ossifies, and the bone ends become firmly fused.
  4. d Elongated shaft of a long bone.
  5. e Abnormal anterior curvature of the lumbar spine (sway-back condition)

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. the most common form of arthritis, a chronic degenerative condition that typically affects the aged.
  2. abnormal outward curvature of the thoracic spine. Humpback
  3. Hairlike canals that connect lacunae to each other and the central canal
  4. Canal that opens in the center of the osteon and contains blood vessels and nerves
  5. Tiny cavities in the matrix that contain osteocytes.

5 True/False questions

  1. Axial SkeletonOne of the two subdivisions of the skeleton, the bones of the limbs and girdles that are attached to the axial skeleton.


  2. Ossificationhappens when a bone is forced out of its normal position in the joint cavity.


  3. Synarthroses/fibrous jointfreely movable joints


  4. Synchondrosesthe connecting fibers are longer than those of sutures; thus the joint has more "give". An immovable joint in which bones are joined by connective tissue. Between tibula and fibula.


  5. Articulation (joint)The junction of two or more bones; an articulation.