Chapter 4-KC

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  1. What type of bone forms the hard exterior surface of bone?
    -canellous
    -periostem
    -diaphysis
    -cortical
    Cortical
  2. What medical specialist fits braces to prevent or correct deformities?
    -prosthetist
    -orthopedist
    -orthotist
    -podiatrist
    Orthotist
  3. Which bone is part of teh axial skeleton?
    -the clavicle
    -the femur
    -the skull
    -the pubis
    The Skull
  4. The three pelvic bones -ilium, ischium, and pubis- together are called the:
    -olecranon process
    -innominate bone
    -pelvic floor
    -pectoral girdle
    Innominate bone
  5. What type of bone fracture is evidenced by bone fragments that are pushed into each other?
    -green stick
    -closed
    -comminuted
    -impacted
    Impacted
  6. The hollow cavity within a bone is called a:
    -sinus
    -condyle
    -foramen
    -trochanter
    Sinus
  7. Which condition is characterized by an abormal increase in the forward curvature of teh lumbar spine:
    -lordosis
    -scoliosis
    -rickets
    -kyphosis
    Lordosis
  8. Softening of the bones caused by a loss of calicum is called:
    -osteoarthritis
    -osteoporosis
    -osteomyelitis
    -osteomalacia
    Osteomalacia
  9. The examination of the interior of a joit by entering the joint with a small camera is called:
    -arthrography
    -arthrocentesis
    -arthrodesis
    -arthroscopy
    Arthroscopy
  10. What is the name of a common back surgery designed to relieve compression on a spinal nerve?
    -reduction
    -myelography
    -spinal fusion
    -laminectony
    Laminectony
  11. Measurement of bone density using an instrument is called:
    -magnetic resonance imaging
    -dual-energy absorptiometry
    -electronyography
    -bone scan
    Dual-Energy Absorptiometry
  12. A congenital deformity of the foot also known as clubfoot is:
    -rickets
    -talipes
    -bursitis
    -osteomyelitis
    Talipes
  13. Backward bending of the foot is referred to as:
    -eversion
    -flexion
    -adduction
    -dorsiflexion
    Dorsiflexion
  14. What type of physicans specializes in treating disorders of the feet?
    -a psychiatrist
    -an orthopedist
    -an orthotist
    -a podiatrist
    A podiatrist

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