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Describe the structure of a typical long bone.
Compare appositional and linear bone growth.
Describe the role of calcitonin and parathyroid hormone in bone homeostasis.
Describe the skeletal system changes associated with osteoporosis.
Identify the bones of the human skeleton.
Describe the functional and the structural characteristics of the joints?
Assign appropriate terminologies to common joint movements.
The Brittle Woman and Back Pain
Bones, Bones, Bones
Complete the following sections:
Axial SkeletonExercises A and CAppendicular SkeletonExercises A, B, C, and EJoints and Synovial Joint MovementsExercises A and C
Judge the Joint
- What is the difference between fibrous synarthrotic and amphiarthrotic joints?
- What is the difference between the cartilage in the intervertebral joints and articular cartilage?
- What is the name of the fibrous cartilage that connects the pubic bones?
- What is the movement that decreases the angle of a joint? Increases?
- What movement moves a bone around its long axis?
- What movement moves a bone away from the midline? Towards midline?
- Which system of the body is causing destruction to Mrs. Lewis' joints?
- Why is Mrs. Lewis' disease called a systemic autoimmune disease?
- What does an elevated ESR suggest?