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Skeletal System Homeostatic Imbalances Quiz

An 85 year old woman lost her balance and fell backwards, landing on her bottom. Upon hitting the ground and for hours afterward, she complained of severe back pain. Her family took her to the doctor for Xrays and it was revealed she had compressed her thoracic vertebral bones (T8 & T9), resulting in a fracture. This type of fracture is called a ________________fracture.

A. compression

B. spiral

C. greenstick

D. transverse

Select your answer:
A  B  C  D  E 


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Other quiz: Nutrient Cycling

Comes from the Greek word for “air”

A. bio-

B. hydro-

C. atmo-

D. geo-