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5 Matching questions

  1. Synchondroses
  2. Appendicular skeleton
  3. Scoliosis
  4. Gout (y arthritis)
  5. Syndesmoses
  1. a an almost immovable joint between bones bound by cartilage.
  2. b One of the two subdivisions of the skeleton, the bones of the limbs and girdles that are attached to the axial skeleton.
  3. c 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.
  4. d a disease in which uric acid accumulates in the blood and may be deposited as needle-shaped crystals in the soft tissues of joints.
  5. e abnormal lateral curvature of the spine.

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. giant bone-destroying cells in bones that break down bone matrix and release calcium ions into the blood.
  2. blood-filled swelling when a bone breaks.
  3. Canal that opens in the center of the osteon and contains blood vessels and nerves
  4. Tiny cavities in the matrix that contain osteocytes.
  5. happens when a bone is forced out of its normal position in the joint cavity.

5 True/False questions

  1. DiaphysisElongated shaft of a long bone.


  2. CanaliculiHairlike canals that connect lacunae to each other and the central canal


  3. 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.


  4. Osteoporosisa condition in which the body's bones become weak and break easily.


  5. KyphosisWhen the scar tissue eventually ossifies, and the bone ends become firmly fused.


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