5 Written questions
5 Matching questions
- a Hairlike canals that connect lacunae to each other and the central canal
- b the 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.
- c abnormal outward curvature of the thoracic spine. Humpback
- d the ends of the long bone, consists of a thin layer of compact bone enclosing an area filled with spongy bone.
- e 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.
5 Multiple choice questions
- a chronic inflammatory disorder, it's a disorder in which the body's immune system attempts to destroy its own tissues.
- the most common form of arthritis, a chronic degenerative condition that typically affects the aged.
- Mature bone cells found within the matrix in tiny cavities called lacunae.
- a disease of children in which the bones fail to calcify, the bones soften and the legs bow.
- The junction of two or more bones; an articulation.
5 True/False questions
Axial Skeleton → 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.
Osteoblast → giant bone-destroying cells in bones that break down bone matrix and release calcium ions into the blood.
Lordosis → abnormal outward curvature of the thoracic spine. Humpback
Medullary cavity → The cavity of the shaft that is a storage area for adipose (fat) tissue, also called yellow marrow.
Lacunae → Concentric rings/circles made up of groups of hollow tubes of bone matrix that the lacunae are arranged in.