Busy. Please wait.
Log in with Clever

show password
Forgot Password?

Don't have an account?  Sign up 
Sign up using Clever

Username is available taken
show password

Make sure to remember your password. If you forget it there is no way for StudyStack to send you a reset link. You would need to create a new account.
Your email address is only used to allow you to reset your password. See our Privacy Policy and Terms of Service.

Already a StudyStack user? Log In

Reset Password
Enter the associated with your account, and we'll email you a link to reset your password.
Didn't know it?
click below
Knew it?
click below
Don't Know
Remaining cards (0)
Embed Code - If you would like this activity on your web page, copy the script below and paste it into your web page.

  Normal Size     Small Size show me how

Skeletal Stations

Stations Review Skeletal System

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
Created by: HSEwithMrsK
Popular Medical sets




Use these flashcards to help memorize information. Look at the large card and try to recall what is on the other side. Then click the card to flip it. If you knew the answer, click the green Know box. Otherwise, click the red Don't know box.

When you've placed seven or more cards in the Don't know box, click "retry" to try those cards again.

If you've accidentally put the card in the wrong box, just click on the card to take it out of the box.

You can also use your keyboard to move the cards as follows:

If you are logged in to your account, this website will remember which cards you know and don't know so that they are in the same box the next time you log in.

When you need a break, try one of the other activities listed below the flashcards like Matching, Snowman, or Hungry Bug. Although it may feel like you're playing a game, your brain is still making more connections with the information to help you out.

To see how well you know the information, try the Quiz or Test activity.

Pass complete!
"Know" box contains:
Time elapsed:
restart all cards