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Quiz Nine

  1. Arthroplasty describes
    • visualization of the interior of a joint
    • inflammation of a joint
    • surgical reconstruction of a joint
    • autoimmune degeneration of a joint
    • abnormal development of a joint
  2. Tenorrhaphy is the term describing
    • a torn tendon
    • inflammation of a tendon
    • surgical removal of a tendon
    • surgically suturing a torn tendon
    • measuring the length of a tendon
  3. If your arthritis has noticeably worsened and pain and swelling no longer is controlled with high dose aspirin, your family physician would most likely refer you to a
    • pathologist
    • neurologist
    • orthopaedic surgeon
    • rheumatologist
    • physical therapist
  4. Soft, rubbery bones due to inadequate calcium deposition related to vitamin D deficiency would be termed
    • osteoporosis
    • osteitis
    • osteomyelitis
    • osteomalacia
    • myeloma
  5. The term for painful, aching muscles is
    • neuralgia
    • myalgia
    • analgesia
    • arthralgia
    • cephalgia
  6. Myasthenia gravis involves
    • inflammation of muscles
    • degeneration of muscles
    • severe muscular weakness
    • inflammation of joints
    • paralysis of muscles
  7. When weight-lifters exercise regularly their muscles become stronger and the increase in muscular size is due to
    • atrophy
    • dystrophy
    • myasthenia
    • myositis
    • hypertrophy
  8. Chondrocytes are cells found in
    • tendons
    • bones
    • bone marrow
    • cartilage
    • blood
  9. A bone marrow tumor is termed
    • osteitis
    • osteoma
    • myoma
    • myeloma
    • lymphoma
  10. A form of dwarfism results from achondroplasia, a term meaning
    • a cartilage tumor
    • inflammation of cartilage
    • lack of normal cartilage development
    • cartilage transforming into bone
    • degeneration of cartilage
  11. A procedure to evaluate concentration of an injected radioactive element in bone to localize a possible tumor is termed
    • electromyography
    • pyeloscopy
    • bone scan
    • bone biopsy
    • osteopathy
  12. Inflammation of the shock absorber-like structure protecting a tendon sliding over a bone is termed
    • arthritis
    • tendonitis
    • bursitis
    • osteitis
    • osteomyelitis

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