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5 Matching questions

  1. Kyphosis
  2. Diaphysis
  3. Lordosis
  4. Synchondroses
  5. Rickets
  1. a a disease of children in which the bones fail to calcify, the bones soften and the legs bow.
  2. b abnormal outward curvature of the thoracic spine. Humpback
  3. c Abnormal anterior curvature of the lumbar spine (sway-back condition)
  4. d an almost immovable joint between bones bound by cartilage.
  5. e Elongated shaft of a long bone.

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. "water on the knee" due to the inflammation of bursae or synovial membrane.
  2. 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.
  3. the ends of the long bone, consists of a thin layer of compact bone enclosing an area filled with spongy bone.
  4. an immovable joint
  5. Completes 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 True/False questions

  1. Osteoclastbone-forming cells


  2. Rheumatoid arthritisa disease in which uric acid accumulates in the blood and may be deposited as needle-shaped crystals in the soft tissues of joints.


  3. Medullary cavityhappens when a bone is forced out of its normal position in the joint cavity.


  4. 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.


  5. Amphiarthroses/cartilaginous jointan immovable joint