The Skeletal System - Quiz A

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1

The condition known as __________ is the malformation of the skull due to the premature closure of cranial sutures.

craniostenosis

2

An inflammation of the bone marrow and adjacent bone is known as __________ .

osteomyelitis

3

Thinner-than-average bone density in a young person is known as __________ .

osteopenia

4

A/An __________ is the surgical repair of the skull.

cranioplasty

5

The surgical loosening of an ankylosed joint is known as __________ .

arthrolysis

6

A/An __________ bone marrow transplant uses healthy bone marrow cells from a compatible donor such as a sibling.

allogenic

7

The surgical repair of damaged cartilage is known as __________ .

chondroplasty

8

The surgical removal of a portion of the skull is known as a/an __________ .

craniectomy

9

The surgical fracture of a bone to correct a deformity is known as __________ .

osteoclasis

10

A/An __________ is a surgical incision or sectioning of a bone.

osteotomy

11

A/An __________ is a slow-growing benign tumor derived from cartilage cells.

chondroma

12

Blood within a joint space is known as __________ .

hemarthrosis

13

The partial displacement of a bone from its joint is known as __________ .

subluxation

14

An abnormal increase in the outward curvature of the thoracic spine as viewed from the side is known as __________ .

kyphosis

15

An inflammation of the periosteum is known as __________ .

periostitis

16

The __________ is commonly known as the hip socket.

acetabulum

17

The __________, which is the upper leg bone, is the largest bone in the body.

femur

18

Movements of the knee are made possible by the __________ ligaments.

cruciate

19

A/An __________ specializes in diagnosing and treating disorders of the foot.

podiatrist

20

The medical term __________ means the abnormal softening of cartilage.

chondromalacia


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