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5 Matching questions

  1. Syndesmoses
  2. Canaliculi
  3. Kyphosis
  4. Ossification
  5. Epiphyses
  1. a Hairlike canals that connect lacunae to each other and the central canal
  2. 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.
  3. c abnormal outward curvature of the thoracic spine. Humpback
  4. d the ends of the long bone, consists of a thin layer of compact bone enclosing an area filled with spongy bone.
  5. 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

  1. a chronic inflammatory disorder, it's a disorder in which the body's immune system attempts to destroy its own tissues.
  2. the most common form of arthritis, a chronic degenerative condition that typically affects the aged.
  3. Mature bone cells found within the matrix in tiny cavities called lacunae.
  4. a disease of children in which the bones fail to calcify, the bones soften and the legs bow.
  5. The junction of two or more bones; an articulation.

5 True/False questions

  1. Axial 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.


  2. Osteoblastgiant bone-destroying cells in bones that break down bone matrix and release calcium ions into the blood.


  3. Lordosisabnormal outward curvature of the thoracic spine. Humpback


  4. Medullary cavityThe cavity of the shaft that is a storage area for adipose (fat) tissue, also called yellow marrow.


  5. LacunaeConcentric rings/circles made up of groups of hollow tubes of bone matrix that the lacunae are arranged in.