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  1. Fibrous bands of tissue that attach bone to bone..
    Ligaments
  2. Cells that build bone..
    osteoblasts
  3. The comdining form for the breastbone
    stern
  4. the term for kneecap is..
    patella
  5. the uper arm bone..
    humerus
  6. a group of disorders characterized as an inherited progressive atrophy of skeletal muscle without neural involvement..
    muscular dystrophy
  7. A traumatic injuy to a joint involving the soft tissue (muscles, ligaments, and tendons)..
    sprain
  8. a _____ fracture is one in which the bone is broken but does not rupture the skin
    closed
  9. softening of bone caused by a loss of minerals from the bony matrix as a result of vitamin D deficiency...
    Osteomalacia
  10. A compression injury that manifests as fluctuating pain, nubness, and paresthesia of the hand due to compression of the median nerve at the wrist..
    CTS
  11. A joint disease characterized by degenerative articular cartilage and a wearing down of the bones' edges at the joint
    osteoarthritis
  12. An inflammatory joint disease that has its onset between 20-45yrs of age and is believed to be autoimmune in nature..
    rheumatoid arthritis
  13. a lateral S curve of the spine...
    Scoliosis
  14. extreme posterior curvature of the thoracic area of the spine, commonly known as roundback
    Kyphosis
  15. A disorder characterized by muscloskeletal pain, fatigue, muscle stiffness and spasms, and sleep disturbances..
    Fibromyalgia
  16. the stenosis in the spinal stenosis refers to an abnormal condition
    narrowing
  17. Infection of the bone and the bone marrow..
    osteomyelitis
  18. Overstretching or overuse of a muscle..
    strain
  19. A bone that is completely out of place in its joint..
    dislocation
  20. Loss of bone mass resulting in the bone being fragile and at risk for fracture..
    Osteoporosis
  21. Removal of one of the bony arches of one or more vertebrae to relieve compression of the spinal cord..
    laminectomy
  22. visual examination of a joint..
    arthroscopy
  23. The procedure that records the electrical activity of muscles
    EMG
  24. T1 is a bone in the..

    A) Neck
    B) Upper back
    C) Lower back
    D) Tailbone
    Upper back
  25. The bones in the lower back are the ____ vertebrae.

    A) Thoracic
    B) Lumbar
    C) Cervical
    D) Sacral
    Lumbar
  26. pertaining to the chest..

    A) Thoracic
    B) Axillary
    C) Sternal
    D) Mammary
    thoracic
  27. When John grabbed the handle of a hot pan on his stove, he sustained burns on the ____ surface of his hand.

    A) Plantar
    B) Superior
    C) Palmar
    D) Pronate
    Palmar
  28. A patient with ____ pain hurts on both sides of his body.

    A) Anterior
    B) Posterior
    C) Unilateral
    D) Bilateral
    bilateral
  29. To examine the abdomen, the patient must be placed in a ______ position.

    A) Proximal
    B) Plantar
    C) Prone
    D) Supine
    Supine
  30. The lumbar region is inferior to the ____ region.

    A) Umbilical
    B) Hypogastric
    C) Iliac
    D) Hypochondriac
    hypochondriac
  31. Which term describes something that pertains to the shoulder...

    A) Femoral
    B) Acromial
    C) Ventral
    D) Vertebral
    Acromial

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