Chapter Five: The Skeletal System

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1.  Give an example of the following:1. Long Bone-2. Short Bone-3. Flat Bone-4. irregular bone
2.  Why might it be important for newborns to have "soft spots?"
3.  Clarence, who is 38, has been complaining about an agonizing pain in his big toe.  He started go to the doctor, but he realized that he has _________, a disease that produces an accumulation of uric acid in the blood.
4.  The technical name for the lower jaw bone?
5.  What types of joints are the connections between bones in the skull?
6.  How many bones are in the human adult body?
7.  _______________________ is  the hyaline cartilage that covers the ends  of the bone.
8.  What type of joint is found within the hip?
9.  What is the known as your "breast bone?"
10.  What is the name of the bone that is shaped like a horseshoe and is broken when a person is choked?
11.  A 70 year old woman, Shannon, has been complaining about her old bones aching.  She knows her condition comes from the " wear and tear" arthritis.  What specific type does she has?
12.  The skull is made up of ___________ bones and the ________ bones
13.  The skeleton is divided into ______ parts.
14.  What type of movements are typical of these joints found the previous question?
15.  What parts of the skeleton make up the Axial Skeleton?
16.  How many pairs of ribs do you have?
17.  What type of movement is the elbow capable of making?
18.  Spongy Bone is where you will find _______ _______________.
19.  An X rays of the arm of an accident victim reveals a faint line curving around and down the shaft.  What kind of fracture might this indicate?
20.  The storage area for adipose tissue is called ____________________.
21.  What bones are found in the "bony thorax?"
22.  What is known as your "tailbone?"
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