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Quiz questions for midterm
Fibrous bands of tissue that attach bone to bone..
Cells that build bone..
The comdining form for the breastbone
the term for kneecap is..
the uper arm bone..
a group of disorders characterized as an inherited progressive atrophy of skeletal muscle without neural involvement..
A traumatic injuy to a joint involving the soft tissue (muscles, ligaments, and tendons)..
a _____ fracture is one in which the bone is broken but does not rupture the skin
softening of bone caused by a loss of minerals from the bony matrix as a result of vitamin D deficiency...
A compression injury that manifests as fluctuating pain, nubness, and paresthesia of the hand due to compression of the median nerve at the wrist..
A joint disease characterized by degenerative articular cartilage and a wearing down of the bones' edges at the joint
An inflammatory joint disease that has its onset between 20-45yrs of age and is believed to be autoimmune in nature..
a lateral S curve of the spine...
extreme posterior curvature of the thoracic area of the spine, commonly known as
A disorder characterized by muscloskeletal pain, fatigue, muscle stiffness and spasms, and sleep disturbances..
in the spinal stenosis refers to an abnormal condition
Infection of the bone and the bone marrow..
Overstretching or overuse of a muscle..
A bone that is completely out of place in its joint..
Loss of bone mass resulting in the bone being fragile and at risk for fracture..
Removal of one of the bony arches of one or more vertebrae to relieve compression of the spinal cord..
visual examination of a joint..
The procedure that records the electrical activity of muscles
T1 is a bone in the..
B) Upper back
C) Lower back
The bones in the lower back are the ____ vertebrae.
pertaining to the chest..
When John grabbed the handle of a hot pan on his stove, he sustained burns on the ____ surface of his hand.
A patient with ____ pain hurts on both sides of his body.
To examine the abdomen, the patient must be placed in a ______ position.
The lumbar region is inferior to the ____ region.
Which term describes something that pertains to the shoulder...