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A&P Ch 9 Joints


This special movement occurs when you stand on your heels. Dorsiflexion
The joint found between the metacarpals and phalanges is an example of which type of joint? condyloid joint
This type of joint lacks a synovial cavity. Fibrous
This type of joint is freely movable. Diarthrosis
This is a fibrous joint composed of a thin layer of dense fibrous connective tissue between the bones Suture
Another term for dentoalveolar joint, which is found only between a tooth and the jawbone. Gomphosis
Gomphosis, Synchondrosis, and Suture are what type of joints synarthrotic joint
Synovial joints have Freely move, Include a cavity, and have ligaments
Which tissue covers the surface of every bone at a synovial joint? Articular (hyaline) cartilage
Every synovial joint is encased in a dense connective tissue called a: Capsule
Which crossing ligaments are found within the knee joint? The anterior and posterior cruciate ligaments
This is used to reduce friction in joints or where soft tissues slide over bones. Bursae
The degrees of a circle through which the bones of a joint can move is called ROM
These cartilaginous articulations are found between the bodies of all but the 1st two vertebrae. Intervertebral discs, functionally classified as slightly moveable joints (amphiarthrosis)
In an adult, what is the functional classification of a suture joint? Synarthrosis
In this type of fibrous joint, the connective tissue is arranged either as a bundle or as a sheet between the bones. Syndesmosis
The epiphyseal plate, found only at the ends of growing bones, is an example of this type of joint. Synchondrosis
What is made from dense regular connective tissue? Ligaments
Another term for menisci is? and what do they do? Articular discs and Maintain the stability of a joint
The lambdoid suture is an example of which 2 types of joints? amphiarthrosis and fibrous joint
The inner layer of the articular capsule is the synovial membrane
The temporomandibular joint is functionally classed as a diarthrosis
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