Medical Quiz

Bone Physiology Quiz


Branch of medicine dealing with the preservation & restoration of bone.

A. Orthopedics

B. Osteology

C. Physical therapy

D. Pathophysiology

Type of cell located within the endosteum membrane

A. Osteocytes

B. Chondrocytes

C. Stem cells of bone

D. Osteogenic

Process where cartilage changes into bone

A. Osteology

B. Remodeling

C. Cartilaginous division

D. Ossification

The appearance of the epiphyseal line indicates:

A. Cartilage is still being generated

B. The bone has stoped growing

C. Ossification is still active

D. Red marrow is being produced

Tissue that attaches muscle to bone

A. Ligament

B. Tendon

C. Articular cartilage

D. Fascia

This type of muscle attaches to our bone to create the framework of our body

A. Cardiac

B. Ligaments

C. Skeletal

D. Tendon

This membrane attaches tendons to bone

A. Endosteum

B. Articular membrane

C. Periosteum

D. Osteogenic

Where is compact bone located?

A. Epiphysis

B. Periosteum

C. Diaphysis

D. Area of articulation

Tissue that attaches bone to bone

A. Hyaline cartilage

B. Articular tissue

C. Ligament

D. Endosteum

Where is spongy bone located?

A. Epiphysis

B. Medullary cavity

C. Diaphysis

D. Endosteum

Another name for compact bone

A. Trabecular bone

B. Osteoid bone

C. Cartilaginous bone

D. Cortical bone

Type of cartilage that covers the ends of the epiphysis

A. Hyaline cartilage

B. Fibrocartilage

C. Osteocartilage

D. Elastic cartilage

This area of ossification is located in the epiphysis

A. Fibro cartilage

B. Epiphyseal osteoid

C. Epiphyseal plate

D. Binary plate

This is the inner membrane of bone tissue

A. Ectoderm

B. Epiphyseal membrane

C. Ligament

D. Endosteum

Study of the bone and it’s diseases

A. Orthopedics

B. Histology

C. Physiology

D. Osteology

Area where 2 or more bones meet

A. Epiphyseal plate

B. Periosteum

C. Articular ridge

D. Joint

Another name for spongy bone

A. Compact bone

B. Osteoid bone

C. Trabecular bone

D. Lamellae bone


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