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T. Lopez

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These are known as two techniques that are used on the bones. Vertebroplasty is a technique wherein bone cement is usually injected under pressure. Kyphoplasty will make sure that there will be a cavity that will be available so that bone cement can pass through properly.


Take note that these techniques are used to get rid of the pain that may be experienced by people for their vertebral fractures. A lot of patients usually feel better within 24 to 48 hours. This will make people start to feel some comfort once again, especially if they have been feeling uncomfortable for a long time because of their injury.

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The answer to this is A. This is a semi-solid tissue that is usually found between some of the bones of the body. The bone marrow is known to be important because it produces the cells that people need throughout the day. There are about 200 billion cells that are being created every day to make sure that the human body will thrive with ease.

There are also white blood cells and platelets that are created together with the red blood cells. The bone marrow is known to be part of the immune system. There are some tests that would require getting a sample of the bone marrow to see if the person is healthy or not. This can be done when a person is being tested for leukemia or other immune system diseases.

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Its three cuneiforms and one cuboid. But I mean if we are talking what bones make up the ankle you have to include the tibia and fibula because of the malleolus. Technically the tarsal bones still only make up the foot. But the true bones are lateral and medial malleoli, talus, and calcaneus.

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The patella is classified as a sesamoid bone, which is a small irregularly shaped bone, and it is embedded in a tendon or a muscle. The Kneecap, known as the patella, is the largest sesamoid bone in the human body; it is rooted within tendons, and their general purpose would be to protect a joint and the tendon.

There are also sesamoid bones located at the first metatarsal, or the big toe, the vertebrae, sacrum, hand, and mandible. Out of the 206 bones that are in the body, there may be a small percentage of sesamoid bones; however, they are an essential part of the skeletal system.

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The answer is "radius" not ulna.

Because radius is on the lateral side of the body.

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The answer to this is frontal bone. This is the bone that protects the frontal portion of the brain. It may seem like one big portion but this is made out of two parts namely the orbital part and the squamous part. Some may think that this only protects the forehead but it also provides protection to the orbital cavity where the eyes can be found and also a portion of the nose.

Take note that the skull is composed of 8 major parts and this is just one of the parts that specifically protect a certain portion of the head especially the nervous tissues found in the brain and face.

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Wrong, this is the suprascapular notch not just the "scapular notch".

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The cranium is a part of the skull. It is home to the brain and is a bony structure. The three main components of the head are the dermatocranium, splanchnocranium, and the chondrocranium. Dermatocranium is made of the dermal bone. It also includes the skull roof and the facial skeleton.

The splanchnocranium is home to the cartilage and endochondral bone. It also has the three ear ossicles, the thyroid cartilage, and the hyoid apparatus. The chondrocranium also has an endochondral bone, and during development, it is usually replaced by another bone. It is the primary structure of the fetal skull.

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The answer to this is A. There are times when the bones may all look different at first glance. When the bones are checked further, this is when the similarities may seem evident. According to history, it is very likely that there are only certain species that were available in the past. As time passed by, these species evolved into new species. There are certain animals that come with thousands of varieties.

It can be quite interesting to know that they may have evolved only from one ancestor. Take note that this applies to all animals. This means that as long as there are similarities, the ancestors may be the same. An example of this is the similarity of the bone structure of bats and birds.

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