Anatomy and Physiology Study Set 1

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Quiz 7 :

Skeletal System

Quiz 7 :

Skeletal System

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Osteoclasts are large cells that cause the breakdown of bone tissue.
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Vitamin D is needed for the proper absorption of calcium from the small intestine.
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The appendicular skeleton consists of the parts that support and protect the head, neck, and trunk.
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The parietal bones meet the frontal bone along the sagittal suture.
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The importance of fontanels in the infant's skull is to permit some movement of bones, thereby enabling the infant to pass more easily through the birth canal.
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The humerus has an olecranon fossa.
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The tarsal bones form the wrist.
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A meniscus functions to cushion articulating surfaces of bones.
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Synovial fluid moistens and lubricates the cartilaginous surfaces within a joint.
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The hip joint is a pivot joint.
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Most people have 24ribs.
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Intervertebral foramina combine to form the vertebral or spinal canal.
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When doing jumping jacks, your legs are flexing and extending.
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When typing on the keyboard of a computer, your forearm is in supination.
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A martial artist receives a punch that causes the xiphoid process to break. This suggests that the punch hit the pectoral girdle.
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A young womanis in a car accident. When she regains consciousness, she notices a sharp pain in her left arm. Looking down, she sees a bone sticking out. This is a compound fracture.
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In the humerus, the deltoid tuberosity is located on the diaphysis; the trochlea, capitulum, and the greater/lesser tubercles are parts of the epiphyses.
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The microscopic bony chambers that house mature bone cells are called __________.
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The salts that are abundantin the extracellular matrix of bone tissue consist largely of __________.
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Which of the following is NOT a step in the formation of endochondral bone?
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