Chapter Five: The Skeletal System

22 Questions  I  By Ksimms on October 20, 2009
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1.  How many bones are in the human adult body?
2.  What is the name of the bone that is shaped like a horseshoe and is broken when a person is choked?
3.  The skull is made up of ___________ bones and the ________ bones
4.  _______________________ is  the hyaline cartilage that covers the ends  of the bone.
5.  What parts of the skeleton make up the Axial Skeleton?
6.  Spongy Bone is where you will find _______ _______________.
7.  The technical name for the lower jaw bone?
8.  What type of joint is found within the hip?
9.  How many pairs of ribs do you have?
10.  Give an example of the following:1. Long Bone-2. Short Bone-3. Flat Bone-4. irregular bone
11.  What is the known as your "breast bone?"
12.  The skeleton is divided into ______ parts.
13.  What bones are found in the "bony thorax?"
14.  The storage area for adipose tissue is called ____________________.
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15.  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.
16.  What is known as your "tailbone?"
17.  What type of movements are typical of these joints found the previous question?
18.  What type of movement is the elbow capable of making?
19.  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?
20.  Why might it be important for newborns to have "soft spots?"
21.  What types of joints are the connections between bones in the skull?
22.  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?
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