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5 Matching questions

  1. Volkmann's canal
  2. Rickets
  3. Diarthroses/synovial joint
  4. Syndesmoses
  5. Articulation (joint)
  1. a freely movable joints
  2. b a disease of children in which the bones fail to calcify, the bones soften and the legs bow.
  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 The junction of two or more bones; an articulation.
  5. e 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 Multiple choice questions

  1. the most common form of arthritis, a chronic degenerative condition that typically affects the aged.
  2. 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.
  3. Hairlike canals that connect lacunae to each other and the central canal
  4. slightly movable joints. Bones united by cartilage, no joint cavity is present
  5. Blood cell formation that occurs within the marrow cavities of certain bones.

5 True/False questions

  1. OsteocytesMature bone cells found within the matrix in tiny cavities called lacunae.


  2. Synarthroses/fibrous jointan immovable joint


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


  4. Dislocationprocess 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. AnkylosisWhen the scar tissue eventually ossifies, and the bone ends become firmly fused.