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5 Matching questions

  1. Osteoblast
  2. Scoliosis
  3. Lacunae
  4. Gout (y arthritis)
  5. Bursitis
  1. a Tiny cavities in the matrix that contain osteocytes.
  2. b bone-forming cells
  3. c a disease in which uric acid accumulates in the blood and may be deposited as needle-shaped crystals in the soft tissues of joints.
  4. d "water on the knee" due to the inflammation of bursae or synovial membrane.
  5. e abnormal lateral curvature of the spine.

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. blood-filled swelling when a bone breaks.
  2. a chronic inflammatory disorder, it's a disorder in which the body's immune system attempts to destroy its own tissues.
  3. process of bone formation that involves two major phases. First, hyaline cartilage model is covered with bone matrix and then the cartilage is digested away opening a medullary cavity within the newly formed bone.
  4. one of the two subdivisions of the skeleton, the bones that form the longitudinal axis of the body, the skull, vertebral column, ribs, and sternum.
  5. One of the two subdivisions of the skeleton, the bones of the limbs and girdles that are attached to the axial skeleton.

5 True/False questions

  1. Epiphyseal platea flat plate of hyaline cartilage seen in young, growing bone. Cause the lengthwise growth of the bone.


  2. AnkylosisWhen the scar tissue eventually ossifies, and the bone ends become firmly fused.


  3. CanaliculiTiny cavities in the matrix that contain osteocytes.


  4. EpiphysesElongated shaft of a long bone.


  5. HematopoiesisBlood cell formation that occurs within the marrow cavities of certain bones.