42 notecards = 11 pages (4 cards per page)
A characteristic of some bacteria
contains cell wall endotoxin.
A fracture in which bone breaks into two or more fragments is
referred to as
A malignant bone-forming tumor is referred to as a(n)
An infectious disease that is common in a community is termed
Anticholinesterase inhibitors may be used to manage
A risk factor for osteoporosis is
Bone healing may be impaired by
Characteristics of immunization include which of the following?
(Select all that apply.)
Giving injections of preformed antibodies provides immediate
Compartment syndrome occurs secondary to
Complete healing of a bone fracture occurs when
the callus has been completely replaced with mature bone.
Dietary zinc is an important defense against infection, because it
maintains (Select all that apply.)
natural killer cell function.
Drug resistance of microbes occurs secondary to
mutation of the microbe.
Following a bone fracture, the most likely event to occur is
development of a blood clot beneath the periosteum.
Free radicals are unstable molecules that cause cellular injury
cell membrane damage.
Healing of a fractured bone with a poor alignment is called
Immune function is likely to be most effective in a
In older women, osteoporosis is thought to be primarily because
Most muscle strains are caused by
abnormal muscle contraction.
Myasthenia gravis is an autoimmune disease in which
acetylcholine receptors are destroyed or dysfunctional.
Paget’s disease is characterized by
excessive bone resorption followed by excessive formation of fragile bone.
Pain in fibromyalgia involves
changes in pain transmission in the spinal cord.
Pain with passive stretching of a muscle is indicative of
noncontractile tissue injury.
Rickets is characterized by soft, weak bones resulting from a
Risk of infection is increased in (Select all that apply.)
use of corticosteroids.
The disorders characterized by softening and then enlargement of
bones is referred to as
The displacement of two bones in which the articular surfaces
partially lose contact with each other is called
The most common method of disease transmission is
The most common site affected in Paget’s disease is the
The most common symptom of multiple myeloma is
The most common type of osteomyelitis is
The pathophysiology of osteomalacia involves
inadequate mineralization in the osteoid.
The precursor cell to the macrophage is the:
The process of covering bacteria with antibodies to promote
phagocytosis of the microorganisms is called:
The process of programmed cellular self-destruction is called:
The term used to describe fungal infections is
What are polymorphonucleocytes?
When mast cells degranulate, they release:
histamine and other inflammatory mediators.
Where are neutrophils produced and stored in the body?
Which disorder usually causes skeletal pain and involves significant
bone demineralization from vitamin D deficiency?
Which of the following cells produce antibodies?
Which of the following cells are strong phagocytes?
Which of the following terms indicates cell death that occurs by
severe cell swelling and the breakdown of organelles?