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Skeletal System Vocabulary Quiz


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Mass of bone tissue that forms at a fracture site during healing.

A. cast

B. callus

C. exostosis

D. kyphosis


Artificial device that is used as a substitute for a missing body part.

A. prosthesis

B. brace

C. orthotic

D. splint


Part of medicine that specializes in the diagnosis and treatment of the musculoskeletal systems.

A. orthopedics

B. neurology

C. urology

D. dermatology


Solid material used to immobilize an body structure to allow it to heal.

A. callus

B. cast

C. crepitation

D. wrap


Abnormal increase in the forward curve of the lumbar spine.

A. kyphosis

B. lordosis

C. scoliosis

D. exostosis


Noise made by bones or cartilage rubbing together

A. callus

B. cast

C. kyphosis

D. crepitation


Abnormal increase in the outward curve of the thoracic spine

A. lordosis

B. kyphosis

C. exostosis

D. scoliosis


Artificial device that is used as a substitute for a missing body part.

A. prosthesis

B. brace

C. orthotic

D. splint


Part of medicine that specializes in the making of artifical body parts.

A. dentistry

B. neurology

C. nephrology

D. prosthetics


Part of medicine that specializes in diagnosis and treatment of the foot and lower leg.

A. chiropractor

B. prosthetics

C. podiatry

D. dentistry


A brace or splint used to correct or prevent deformities.

A. orthotic

B. prosthesis

C. sling

D. xray


Part of medicine that specializes in diagnosis and treatment of the foot and lower leg.

A. chiropractor

B. prosthetics

C. podiatry

D. dentistry


Solid material used to immobilize an body structure to allow it to heal.

A. callus

B. cast

C. crepitation

D. wrap


Noise made by bones or cartilage rubbing together

A. callus

B. cast

C. kyphosis

D. crepitation


Healthcare profession that treats malalignment of the spine

A. nurse

B. chiropractor

C. athletic trainer

D. EMT


Abnormal increase in the outward curve of the thoracic spine

A. lordosis

B. kyphosis

C. exostosis

D. scoliosis


Bone spur

A. kyphosis

B. lordosis

C. scoliosis

D. exostosis


Mass of bone tissue that forms at a fracture site during healing.

A. cast

B. callus

C. exostosis

D. kyphosis


Healthcare profession that treats malalignment of the spine

A. nurse

B. chiropractor

C. athletic trainer

D. EMT


Abnormal increase in the forward curve of the lumbar spine.

A. kyphosis

B. lordosis

C. scoliosis

D. exostosis


Bone spur

A. kyphosis

B. lordosis

C. scoliosis

D. exostosis


Part of medicine that specializes in the making of artifical body parts.

A. dentistry

B. neurology

C. nephrology

D. prosthetics


Part of medicine that specializes in the diagnosis and treatment of the musculoskeletal systems.

A. orthopedics

B. neurology

C. urology

D. dermatology


A brace or splint used to correct or prevent deformities.

A. orthotic

B. prosthesis

C. sling

D. xray




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