The Skeletal System Quiz A

The Skeletal System Quiz A - osteotomy 11 A/An is a...

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The Skeletal System - Quiz A 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.
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Unformatted text preview: 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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