RMT Prep: Musculoskeletal System

20 Questions | Total Attempts: 49

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RMT Quizzes & Trivia

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  • 1. 
    Capitulum means
    • A. 

      Small, rounded end of a bone

    • B. 

      The shaft of a long bone

  • 2. 
    Diaphysis means
    • A. 

      Resembling a pit or socket

    • B. 

      The shaft of a long bone

  • 3. 
    A giant cell tumor
    • A. 

      Is a bony outgrowth, usually branched in shape

    • B. 

      Arises from the marrow of a long bone or from a tendon sheath

  • 4. 
    Glenoid means
    • A. 

      Resembling a pit or socket

    • B. 

      The bony process of the ulna at the elbow

  • 5. 
    The glenoid cavity is
    • A. 

      Removal of tissue to form a shallow depression

    • B. 

      A hallow socket in the head of the shoulder blade the receives the head of the humerus

  • 6. 
    Hemarthrosis is
    • A. 

      The passage of blood into the cavity of a bony joint

    • B. 

      The spotty osteoporosis of bone in posttraumatic states

  • 7. 
    Lamina is
    • A. 

      A bony outgrowth, usually branched in shape

    • B. 

      A thin, flat layer

  • 8. 
    Metaphysis is
    • A. 

      A fusing together of two or more toes or fingers

    • B. 

      A growth zone of a long bone between the epiphysis and diaphysis

  • 9. 
    Nucleus pulposus is
    • A. 

      A semi-fluid cushion in the center of an intervertebral disk

    • B. 

      A bonelike structure that develops on a bone or occasionally at another site

  • 10. 
    Olecranon is
    • A. 

      A free-floating bone that resembles a grain of sesame in size and shape

    • B. 

      A bony process of the ulna at the elbow

  • 11. 
    Ostectomy is
    • A. 

      The surgical removal of dead bone

    • B. 

      The excision or resection of bone

  • 12. 
    An osteoma
    • A. 

      Arises from the marrow of a long bone or from a tendon sheath

    • B. 

      Is a bonelike structure that develops on a bone or occasionally at another site

  • 13. 
    An osteophyte is
    • A. 

      A bony outgrowth, usually branched in shape

    • B. 

      A bone resembling a pit or socket

  • 14. 
    A rheumatologist is a
    • A. 

      Physician who treats joint diseases

    • B. 

      A physician who manipulates the spinal column

  • 15. 
    Polymyositis is
    • A. 

      An inflammatory condition of muscular tissue in which an area of abnormal bone formation occurs

    • B. 

      An inflammation of uncertain origin of several muscles at once

  • 16. 
    Saucerization is the
    • A. 

      Removal of tissue to form a shallow depression

    • B. 

      Removal of synovial membrane lining a joint capsule

  • 17. 
    Sequestrectomy is the
    • A. 

      Surgical removal of dead bone

    • B. 

      Removal of synovial membrane lining a joint capsule

  • 18. 
    Sesamoid means
    • A. 

      A free-floating bone that resembles a grain of sesame in size and shape

    • B. 

      Resembling a pit or socket

  • 19. 
    Sudeck's atrophy is
    • A. 

      The complete or incomplete separation of a portion of joint cartilage form underlying bone

    • B. 

      Spotty osteoporosis of bone in posttraumatic states

  • 20. 
    Syndactylism is a
    • A. 

      Hollow back; convexity of spine

    • B. 

      Fusing together of two or more toes or fingers

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