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____________ is a disease of the bone in which bone reabsorption outpaces bone deposit, leaving the person with thin and often very fragile bone
the disease in children whos diets lack calcium or vitamin D, where the bones fail to calcify is called _______
a fracture where the bone breakes cleanly but does not penetrate the skin is termed as a _______ fracture
the fracture in question 5 can usually be treated by the nonsurgical realignment of the broken bones and splinting called ___________
the hormone responsible for removing calcium from the serum and depositing in into the bone is _______
the disease in which uric acid accumulates in the blood and may be deposited as needle-shaped crystals in the soft tissues of joints is called ___
a fracture in which the bone in crushed commin in the vetebral column is called a _____ fractrue
which of the following groups of bones in the human body, catagorized according to shape is corect:
coxal bones - irregular bones
the periosteum is secured to the underlying bone by dense conncetive tissue called:
red bone marrow functions to _______, wheras yellow bone marrow functions to ____
produce cells, store fat tissue
there are four stages in the healing of a bone fracture. which of the following best illustrates the sequence of the stages
(1) bony callus formation
(2) bone remodeling
(3) fibrocartilage callus formation
(4) hematona formation
an excess of parathyroid hormone can _____ bone breakdown by causing increased activity of osteoclasts
a fracture that is common in children, whose bones have realtively more collagen in their matrix and are more fleaxible that those of adults, is a
the hyoid bone is unique because
it is the only bone of the body that does not directly articulate with any other bone
the five regions of the vertebral column from superior to inferior are
cervical, thoracic, lumbar, sacral, coccygeal
which of the following is correct of the femae pelvis when comparint it with the male pelvis
the distance between the female ischial spines is greater
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