Test #6

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Test #6
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2012-01-20 19:41:53
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Anatomy Assessment
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First Semester
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  1. movement away from midline of the body
    abduction
  2. movement toward midline of the body
    adduction
  3. act of bending or being bent
    flexion
  4. movement that brings limb into or toward a straight condition
    extension
  5. backward bending, as of hand or foot
    dorsiflexion
  6. bending sole of foot; pointing toes downward
    plantar flexion
  7. to turn downward or backward as with the hand or foot
    pronation
  8. turning the palm or foot upward
    supination
  9. to raise a body part, as in shrugging the shoulders
    elevation
  10. a downward movement as in dropping the shoulders
    depression
  11. movement in a circular direction from a central point (large circle in air movement)
    circumduction
  12. moving thumb away from palm; the ability to move the thumb into contact with the other fingers
    opposition
  13. moving around a central axis
    rotation
  14. A __ of the cranium is an example of an immovable joint.
    suture
  15. The bones of an immovable joint are seperated by a thin layer of __.
    dense connective tissue
  16. The bones of a slightly movable joint are often seperated by disks of __.
    cartilage
  17. Intervertebral disks are composed of __.
    fibrocartilage
  18. __ are the most common type of joint in the human body.
    synovial joints
  19. __ acts as a joint lubricant in freely movable joints.
    Synovial fluid
  20. The pads of fibrocartilage between the articulating surfaces of teh knee are called __.
    menisci
  21. The fluid filled sacs sometimes associated with freely movable joints are called __.
    bursae
  22. The sacroiliac joint is an example of a __.
    slightly movable joint
  23. Articular cartilage is composed of __ tissue.
    hyaline cartilage

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