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5 Matching questions

  1. Osteocytes
  2. Rickets
  3. Hematoma
  4. Amphiarthroses/cartilaginous joint
  5. Canaliculi
  1. a blood-filled swelling when a bone breaks.
  2. b Hairlike canals that connect lacunae to each other and the central canal
  3. c Mature bone cells found within the matrix in tiny cavities called lacunae.
  4. d a disease of children in which the bones fail to calcify, the bones soften and the legs bow.
  5. e slightly movable joints. Bones united by cartilage, no joint cavity is present

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. bone-forming cells
  2. freely movable joints
  3. a realignment of the broken bone ends (treats fractures)
  4. Tiny cavities in the matrix that contain osteocytes.
  5. "water on the knee" due to the inflammation of bursae or synovial membrane.

5 True/False questions

  1. Synarthroses/fibrous jointfreely movable joints


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


  3. LamellaeTiny cavities in the matrix that contain osteocytes.


  4. Volkmann's canalCompletes the communication pathway from the outside of the bone to its interior which run into the compact bone at right angles to the shaft.


  5. Appendicular skeletonone of the two subdivisions of the skeleton, the bones that form the longitudinal axis of the body, the skull, vertebral column, ribs, and sternum.