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Joints can be classified structurally as
Bony, synovial, cartilaginous, fibrous.
A synovial joint is an example of a
A slightly movable joint is a
Joints in which the bones are closely fitted are
strong joints with restricted movement
An example of a synchondrosis is the articulation of the
ribs with the sternum
The intervertebral disc joint is called a
Four major types of synarthrotic joints?
Gomphosis, synchondrosis, suture, synostosis
Bursae are found in all of the following areas, except
around blood vessels
The surface of articular cartilage is
both slick and smooth
Accessories synovial structure?
Fat pads, tendons, menisci, bursae.
Mike falls off his skateboard and sprains his ankle. What occurs with this type of accident?
A ligament is stretched and collagen fibers in the ligament are damaged
The joint between the forearm bones and the wrist is a
To pinch with a thumb and finger involves a movement called
A twisting motion of the foot that turns the sole of the foot outward is known as
Which type of joint is found between the carpal bones?
The elbow joint is an example of a ________ joint.
Which of the following joints is an example of a ball-and-socket joint?
The joints between vertebrae are examples of ________ joints.
A herniated intervertebral disc is caused by
protrusion of the nucleus pulposus
The elbow joint is extremely stable because
the ulna and humerus interlock
Contraction of the muscle that is attached to the radial tuberosity results in
flexion of the forearm
What ligaments assist in stabilization of the shoulder joint?
coracoacromial and coracoclavicular ligaments
The ligament that provides support to the front of the knee joint is the ________ ligament.
The ligaments that limit the anterior-posterior movement of the femur and maintain the alignment of the femoral and tibial condyles are the ________ ligaments.
The structures that assist the bursae in reducing friction between the patella and other tissues are the
The back of the knee joint is reinforced by ________ ligaments.
Complete dislocation of the knee is rare because
the knee contains seven major ligaments
Receptors in the joint capsule provide information directly to the __________ system.
Which organ system interacts most extensively with the skeletal system?