Chapter Five: The Skeletal System

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