Skeletal System Vocabulary Quiz


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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


Abnormal increase in the outward curve of the thoracic spine

A. lordosis

B. kyphosis

C. exostosis

D. scoliosis


Abnormal increase in the forward curve of the lumbar spine.

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


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

A. orthopedics

B. neurology

C. urology

D. dermatology


Healthcare profession that treats malalignment of the spine

A. nurse

B. chiropractor

C. athletic trainer

D. EMT


Noise made by bones or cartilage rubbing together

A. callus

B. cast

C. kyphosis

D. crepitation


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

A. prosthesis

B. brace

C. orthotic

D. splint


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

A. callus

B. cast

C. crepitation

D. wrap


A brace or splint used to correct or prevent deformities.

A. orthotic

B. prosthesis

C. sling

D. xray


Bone spur

A. kyphosis

B. lordosis

C. scoliosis

D. exostosis




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