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Skeletal Stations

Stations Review Skeletal System

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What is the name of the cells that make up bones? (NOT the cells that actually make bone) osteocytes
What makes up the axial skeleton? skull, spinal vertebrae, ribs, sternum, hyoid
What bones make up the cranium? frontal, parietal, temporal, occipital, sphenoid
What is the name of the process of blood cell formation in the red bone marrow? hemopoiesis
What is the shaft of the long bone called? diaphysis
What is the outer covering of the bone? periosteum
What skull bone moves when chewing? mandible
Porous bone is called what? spongy bone
What is stored in the skeleton? minerals (and marrow)
What are the immovable joints in the skull called? sutures
When straightening the legs, what joint movement occurs? extension
What is the most free-moving joint? ball and socket
When you turn your head from side to side, what movement is this? rotation
What fluid decreases friction when joints move? synovial fluid
What is a break in a bone called? fracture
What is a side to side spinal curvature called? scoliosis
Why is a cast applied to a broken bone? to immobilize the broken bones
A fracture where a bone breaks through the skin is called what? compound fracture
What is the "hunchback" curvature diagnosed as? Kyphosis
Joint inflammation is called what? arthritis
What is it called when bones become more porous? osteopoiosis
What is the name of the fracture when the bone is in many pieces? comminuted
What is the diagnosis "swayback" called and where does it affect the spine? lordosis and the lumbar vertebrae
When ligaments are damaged at a joint, that's diagnosed as what? a sprain
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