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A&P Chap 8

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A ligamentous connection, such as that between the bones of the lower leg, is called a syndesmosis
A movement towards the midline of the body is called adduction
A synovial joint is an example of a(n) diarthrosis
A twisting motion of the foot that turns the sole inward is called inversion
An immovable joint is a synarthrosis
Can bursae be located around blood vessels? No
Decreasing the angle between bones is called flexion
In an monoaxial articulation movement can occur in only one axis
a non-inflammatory type of arthritis, referred to as degenerative joint disease or "wear-and-tear arthritis Osteoarthritis
The joint at the base of the thumb is an example of a(n) _______ joint Saddle
The joint that permits the greatest range of mobility of any joint in the body is the ________ Shoulder
The ligaments that limit the anterior-posterior movement of the femur and maintain the alignment of the femoral and tibial condyles are the ______ ligaments cruciate
Is increased osmotic pressure within joint a function of synovial fluid? no
The epiphyseal growth plate is an example of a(n): synchondrosis
Why are there no blood vessels inside the joint cavity of synovial joints? Movement would damage the delicate blood vessels
Is a Costosternal joint a synovial joint no
Is opposition possible at any part of the body other than the thumb? NO
Is Osseous a classification of joints NO
Does the knee have joint space? Yes
"Weeping lubrication" is caused by the _______________ in a synovial synovial fluid
Would the presence of tendon sheaths and bursae provide stability to a synovial joint NO
What percent of their length can ligaments be stretched and not snap? 6%
Is a pitcher winding up to throw the ball an example of circumduction movement Yes
The "superstabilizer" of the shoulder joint is the the tendon of the long head of the biceps brachii
Which factor contribute the most to the stability of the hip joint? The deep socket that encloses the femoral head
What provides the most stability to the elbow? The ulnar trochlear notch
Water on the knee" is caused by: bursitis of the prepatellar bursa.
The release of the enzyme metalloproteinase is thought to contribute to the development of: osteoarthritis
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