5 Written questions
5 Matching questions
- Articulation (joint)
- Axial Skeleton
- a 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.
- b The junction of two or more bones; an articulation.
- c the most common form of arthritis, a chronic degenerative condition that typically affects the aged.
- d blood-filled swelling when a bone breaks.
- e Mature bone cells found within the matrix in tiny cavities called lacunae.
5 Multiple choice questions
- an almost immovable joint between bones bound by cartilage.
- 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.
- Canal that opens in the center of the osteon and contains blood vessels and nerves
- giant bone-destroying cells in bones that break down bone matrix and release calcium ions into the blood.
- Concentric rings/circles made up of groups of hollow tubes of bone matrix that the lacunae are arranged in.
5 True/False questions
Diarthroses/synovial joint → an immovable joint
Rheumatoid arthritis → a disease in which uric acid accumulates in the blood and may be deposited as needle-shaped crystals in the soft tissues of joints.
Bursitis → "water on the knee" due to the inflammation of bursae or synovial membrane.
Lacunae → Concentric rings/circles made up of groups of hollow tubes of bone matrix that the lacunae are arranged in.
Lordosis → abnormal lateral curvature of the spine.