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chapter 15

spongy porous bone tissue is also called cancellous bone
a generalized defect in bone development is called osteodystrophy
chronic inflammation of bones and joints due to degenerative changes in cartilage is called osteoarthritis
the ends of a long bone are called the epiphyses
red bone marrow is found in spongy or __ bone cancellous
the bones of a fetus are mainly composed of cartilage tissue
during bone development immature bones cells called ____ produce bony tissue osteoblasts
the medical name for the shoulder bone is the scapula
the medical name for the upper arm bone is the humerus
medical name for the thigh bone is the femur
Connective tissue that binds bones to other bones is a ligament
Fluid found within the joint is called __________ fluid synovial
Adduction means movement toward the midline
Supination means turning the palm forward
A fracture in which the bone is partially broken and partially bent on the opposite side is called greenstick fracture
A splintered or crushed bone is called comminuted fracture
Surgical repair of a joint is called arthroplasty
A chronic joint disease with inflamed and painful joints; marked by swollen and thickened synovial membranes is _______. rheumatoid arthritis
Displacement of a bone from its joint is called dislocation
The incision of a joint is called arthrotomy
Created by: chether