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Define articulation
Where 2 bones come together
What 2 classification methods are used to categorize joints?
Degree of movement and structure
Name and describe the 3 types of functial groups of joints.
Synarthrosis-No Movement
Amphiarthrosis-Little Movement
Diarthrosis-Free Movement
(Synovial Joints) 6 types & function
Synovial Membrane
Articular Cartilage
Synovial Fluid
Cartilage
Fat Pads
Ligament
Lines the wall of the articulary cavity? (Synovial Joint)
Synovial Membrane
Found at the ends of bones in synovial joints & prevents bone to bone friction
Articular Cartilage
Secreted by synovial membrane
1. lubrication
2. nutrient distribution
3. shock absorbtion
Synovial Fluid
Like hyaline, but lacking perichondrium.
Cartilage
Fat Pads
Packing material for the joints. (cushion)
Ligament
Support, strengthen, reinforce the joint.
What is arthritis?
Damage to articular cartilages
3 reasons why joints become arthritic with age.
Viral Infection, injury to joint,physical stress
compare and contrast osteoarthritis and rheumatoid arthritis.
Osteoarthritis- comulative wear on joints or genetic factor affecting joint formation
Rheumatoid Arthritis- inflamatory condition
4 structures that help stabilize joints
Bony fushion
Fibrous Joint
Cartilaginous Joint
Synovial Joint