Terms for The Skeletal System Quiz
A Podiatrist would see you as a patient if you had an injured_______________.
The root word for “rib” is:
The root word for bone is:
A break in bone that does not penetrate the skin
A. stress fracture
B. closed fracture
C. compound fracture
D. open fracture
The bone building process is called_______.
D. getting stronger
A. toward, near
B. away from
C. curved, bent
D. loosening, setting free
To examine and surgically repair a joint with an arthroscope is called:
The suffix “-algia” means:
Which of the following would be classified as in the appendicular skeleton?
The femur and humerus could be classified as
A. Short Bones
B. Long Bones
C. Irregular Bones
D. Flat Bones
Which of the following would be classified as in the axial skeleton?
D. Carpal bones
A. THE CONDITION OF BEING SHORT
B. PERTAINING TO THE KNEE
C. JOINT PAIN
D. MUSCLE WEAKNESS
What is the name given to the end of a long bone?
A. Compact bone
This disease translates to “pourous bone” which is weak, thin and easily breakable bone.
Synovial membrane or fluid is the meaning for:
Rickets is caused by a lack of which vitamin?
_________ is an exaggerated lateral ( side to side) curve of the spine
The suffix “-desis” means:
A. loosening, setting free
B. bind, tie together
C. crooked, bent
D. without, lack of
The root word for curved, swayback or bent is:
The abbreviation OA means:
C. rheumatoid arthritis
D. none of these
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