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27 Cards in this Set

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two functions of joints
give mobility, hold skeleton together
how are joints classified
structure and function
what are the different kinds of structures
fibrous, cartiliginous, synovial
according to function, what are the three kinds
synarthroses, amphiarthroses, diarthroses
when I say function what do I mean
how it can move
of the three functions whats the most moveable
which one is semi moveable
from the three structural classifications which is freelly moveable
are fibrous joins moveable
genrally no
cartiliginous, can they move much
just a little, range some are rigid some are slightly moveable
in fibrous joints are there any joint cavities
the movment in fibrous joints is based on
the length of the connective tissue fiber
sutures are what kinds of joints
is the skull ever together in ones lifetime
yes middle age
two kinds of fibrous joints other than sutures
syndesmoses, gomphoses
give ex where u can find gomphoses joint
explain a gomphosis joint
peg in socket, like teeth hammered in
do cartilaginous joints have a cavity
two types cartilaginous joints
symphisis, synchondrosis
where can u find synchondroses joints
ribs and epipyseal plate
these joints have fluid containing cavities
in terms of movement what are synovial joints
these terms refer to the range of motion allowed with joints
nonaxial, uniaxial, biaxial, multiaxial
three general types of movements
gliding, angular, rotation
gliding movments are
side to side back and forth
what parts of body do u see gliding movements
vertebrae, feet and wrists
kinds of angular movments
extenstion, flexion, hyperextension, abduction, adduction, circumduction