Once the adult bone is formed it remains largely intact and unchanged until old age when osteoporosis may develop.
Place these events of bone repair in the correct order 1.Fibrocartilagenous callus fills the space between broken bones. 2.Osteoblasts and osteoclasts become active in remodeling. 3.A hemotoma fills space between broken bones. 4.A bony callus joins broken bones together.
Which of the following is NOT true of bone development in the embryo?
Endochondral ossification is completed before birth.
Healthy ligaments and tendons are necessary for the stabilization of synovial joints.
Osteoblasts and osteoclasts are not active in adult bone unless a fracture occurs.
The primary function of spongy bone is to:
produces blood cells
In an adolescent and young adult, limbs continue to increase in length as long as growth plates are present.
Fluid filled sacs of some synovial joints.
Bone forming cells.
Medically correct term for "joints" where bones come together.
Mature bone cells.
Breakdown bone during the process of bone remodeling.
Hollow cavities within the skull.
Freely moveable joint surrounded by a fluid filled cavity.
Slightly moveable joint.
Synovial joint allowing only rotation
Synovial joint allowing movement in one direction only.
Most moveable of the synovial joints.
ball and socket joint
Muscle protein comprising the thin filaments of myofibrils
Layers of connective tissue surround muscle
Contractile units of muscle contains the myofibrils
Muscle protein comprising the thick filaments of myofibrils
Fibrous connective tissue that connects skeletal muscle to bone.
Is the following descriptive of Slow Twitch or Fast Twitch muscle fibers?MORE HELPFUL IN ENDURANCE-BASED SPORTS SUCH AS MARATHON RUNNING.
Which type of muscle fiber is described by the following: CONTRACT MORE RAPIDLY
fast twitch fibers
Which of the following is NOT dependent on skeletal muscle?
movement of waste into the large intestine
According to the Americam Medical Association estimates, 23% of American couples are infertile.
During ovulation a single secondary oocyte is released from a vesicular (Graafian) follicle.
In Gamete Intrafallopian Transfer (GIFT), which is more successful than traditional IVF procedures, the eggs and sperm are placed in the oviducts immediately after they have been brought together.
Mike and Cheri have had frequent intercourse, without the use of birth control, for five months. Since they have not yet achieved pregnancy Cheri's doctor is likely to recommend that they use IVF procedures.
The endometrium is normally only thickened and vascular during pregnancy.
Menstruation occurs in the nonpregnant female because of the degeneration of the corpus luteum.
Oogenesis produces four haploid oocytes.
Nuclear division in sex cells occurs by meiosis.
A normal male karyotype is one chromosome different than a normal female karyotype.
At-home pregnancy tests detect the presence of estrogen in the urine.