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sternum: long boneWhich of the following pairs of terms ismismatched?Which of the following hormones is currently thought to decrease plasma calcium levels in pregnant women and children?PTH promotes the formation of which hormone?
Which of the following would NOT be a way that parathyroid hormone (PTH) could alter plasma calcium levels? (Which one of the following is FALSE?)Which hormone worksdirectlyin the intestine to increase plasma calcium levels?Osteoid-producing osteoblasts must rely on this organelle to produce primary structures leading to the formation of collagen and calcium-binding proteins.Which of the following contributes most directly to the hardness of bones?Which bone-forming process is shown in the figure?
Which structure is seen at the arrow?The arrow in the figure is pointing to which of the following structures?What event at letter B leads to elongation of the bone?
Which of the following correctly pairs the structure at C with its primary component?What material makes up most of the structure at A?
In which of the labeled parts of the adult long bone would hematopoietic tissue be located?What is the term for the layers of bony matrix surrounding the vessels and nerve?The word root peri-means around or enclosing.
The word root hema-means blood.The connective tissue membrane that encloses a bone is the periosteum.Blood cells are formed by the process of hematopoiesis.Osteoblastsare cells that build bone matrix.Osteoporosisis a disease in which bones lose mass and strength, becoming brittle.Calcium is released by the action of osteoclasts,which break down bone matrix.When assessing Liliana's condition relative to her tibia fracture after the open reduction, the nursewill be especially alert for signs of which of these problems?You're talking with Liliana before her release from the hospital. Which of her statements indicates the need for further patient education?