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Haney MedicalTerm C6

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The yellow marrow is stored in what hollow area? medullary cavity
The human skeleton consists of 206 what? bones
What is the classification for bones that are longer than they are wide? long bones
A classification of bones that is characterized by their tendancy to appear in clusters are? irregular bones
What is the main shaftlike portion of abone called? diaphysis
What are joint surfaces covered with? articular cartilage
The conversion process of tissue and cartilage into bone is called what? ossification
Projections or outgrowths of bone that help to form joints are called what? bone processes
The knucklike projection at the end of a bone is known as what? condyle
The bone located at the base of the skull is the ________ bone. occipital
The bone that forms the front of the skull (the forehead) is called the _______ bone. frontal
The soft spaces in between unfused portions of a newborn's skull are called what? fontanelles
What are the two bones of the upper jaw called? maxillary bones
What is the moveable joint in between the mandibular bone and the temporal bone? temporomandibular joint
The cervical vertebre, thoracic vertebre, lumbar vertebre, sacrum, and coccyx all form what? vertebral column
THe strenum is an example of what classification of bone? flat bone
The bones of the fingers and toes are known as what? phalanges
The largest of the three hip bones is called what? ilium
The patella is also called what? patella
Specific features of individual bones are called what? bone markings
The normal formation of blood cells in the bone marrow is called what? hematopoiesis
The spaces between ribs are called what? intercostal spaces
Large cells that absorb or digest old bone tissue are known as what? osteoclasts
Immovable joints are also called what? sutures
True ribs are the first ____ pairs of ribs. seven
The small rounded process of a bone is known as what? tubercle
What does the suffix "-clast" mean? to break
What does the word element "cost" mean? ribs
What does the word element "ortho" mean? straight
Patients with osteoporosis are more susceptible to _____ because their bones are porous. fractures
The disease in which bones become soft due to a lack of calcium and phosphorus is called what? osteomalacia
Osteomyelitis is a _____ of the bone and bone marrow. infection
A malignant tumor of the bones common to young adults is known as what? Ewing's sarcoma
A disease in babies that is commonly known as clubfoot is also called what? talipes
An abnormal lateral curvature of the spine is called what? scoliosis
A fracture that breaks throught the skin is called what? (also known as an open fracture) compound fracture
An incomplete fracture where the break does not extend through the entire bone is called what? greenstick fracture
A minor fracture in which the bone stays in erfect alignment is known as what? (also called a stress fracture) hairline fracture
Realigning a bone under direct observation during surgery is called what? open reduction
Aligning the bone fragments through manual manipulation without making an incision is known as what? closed reduction
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