Basis of Dentistry Study Set 1

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Quiz 1 :

General Concepts

Quiz 1 :

General Concepts

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The malleolus is found on bones of the ____________.
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Explanation: Leg. The malleoli are two bony prominences found on bones of the leg that serve to bind the lower leg to the ankle. Malleoli are not found on any other bones.

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The three types of muscle tissue in the body are ______________________________.
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Explanation: Skeletal, smooth, and cardiac. The three types of muscle tissue in the body are skeletal, smooth, and cardiac. Skeletal muscle is also known as striated because it appears striped in a histological section.

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Diploë is found in ___________.
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Explanation: Flat bones. Flat bones consist of a sandwich: two layers of compact bone encasing a cancellous layer called the diploë.

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Which of the following statements is true about bone?
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Muscles that encircle openings, such as the eye and mouth, and can open or close the opening are called _________________________________ muscles.
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Foramen ovale and foramen magnum both describe which feature of bone?
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Which of the following statements is FALSE?
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The temporomandibular joint is an example of a _____________________.
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In its early stages, the fetal skeleton consists primarily of ___________.
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The peg-and-socket articulation between the roots of teeth and the maxillary or mandibular alveolar process is what type of joint?
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A freely moveable shoulder is an example of a _______________________.
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The study of details of anatomical structure to the level of basic tissue and cell architecture is __________.
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"Anatomy" comes from Greek root words that mean ____________."
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Which connective tissue contains chondroblasts and has no neurovascular elements?
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The rounded end of a bone with a smooth articular surface covered by cartilage is _________.
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Noninvasive study of living subjects as revealed by radiography, magnetic resonance imaging, or ultrasonography is ______________________________.
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A contraction of skeletal muscle that contracts or tenses the muscle but produces no movement is characterized as ___________________________.
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Calcification is a characteristic of _________.
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A gently rounded depression in bone that may provide space for muscles or a concave area for joint surfaces is a _________________________.
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The term applied to the study of human form and structure as seen with the naked eye is ______.
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