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The clavicles are also called the collar bones.
Ligaments are _____.
fibrous bands that connect bones and cartilages
How many bones are in the skull?
When a fracture is repaired surgically, it is called
Name the five functions of the skeletal system: ______________________________, ______________________________, ______________________________, ______________________________, and ______________________________.
support, movement, protection, blood cell production, calcium storage
The spine consists of small bones called
The acronym RICE means ____________________, ____________________, ____________________, and ____________________.
rest, ice, compression, and elevate
The points of contact between two bones are called ____________________.
The two main parts of the skeletal system are the ____________________ and the ____________________ skeleton.
appendicular and skeletal
Name the four types of bones: ____________________, ____________________, ____________________, and _____________________.
irregular, flat, long, short
The most common type of injury to a bone is a/an _
____________________ is a joint disorder characterized by an acute inflammation commonly affecting the big toe.
The adult skeletal system has about 150 bones. True or false
The hyoid bone is part of the appendicular skeleton. true or false
Rheumatoid arthritis is a chronic, autoimmune disease. true or false
A whiplash injury is trauma to the lumbar vertebrae. true or false
Which of the following types of fractures is the simplest type
lying on the back
a humped curvature in the thoracic area of the spine
Which bones make up the upper jaw?
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