Chapter 8:Joints

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Chapter 8:Joints
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Chapter 8:Joints
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  1. Immovable joints
    Synarthrotic
  2. Slightly movable joints
    Amphiarthrotic
  3. Freely movable joints
    Diarthrotic
  4. Type of joint in which bundles of connective tissue unite bones
    Syndesmosis
  5. Immovable joint, such as that between flat bones of skull
    Suture
  6. Type of joint in which cone-shaped process is fastened in a bony socket
    Gomphosis
  7. Membranous region between certain developing cranial bones in the skull of a fetus or infant
    Fontanels
  8. Dense connective tissue that surrounds a tooth and attaches it to the jawbone
    Periodontal Ligament
  9. Type of joint in which bands of hyaline cartilage unite bones
    Synchondroses
  10. Slightly movable joint between bones separated by a pad of fibrocartilage
    Symphyses
  11. Hyaline cartilage that covers the ends of bones in synovial joints
    Articular Cartilage
  12. An envelope, attached to the end of each bone joint, enclosing the cavity of a synovial joint
    Joint Capsule
  13. Cord or sheet of connective tissue binding to 2 or more bones at a joint
    Ligament
  14. Membrane that forms the inner lining of the capsule of a freely movable joint
    Synovial Membrane
  15. Lubricating fluid that the synovial membrane secretes
    Synovial Fluid
  16. Fibrocartilage that separates the articulating surfaces of bones in the knee
    Menisci
  17. Saclike fluid-filled cushioning structure, lined with synovial membrane, near a joint
    Bursae

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