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joints are classified by what?
how much they move
what are the 3 kinds of joints?
amphiaethroses- slightly movable
diarthroses- freely movable
3 structural classification?
no joint cavity
most are inmovable
3 types of fibrous joints?
where 2 bones are bonded
joint that does no move
peg-in-socket fibrous joint b/w a tooth and its alveolar socket
lack joint cavity
articulating bones are united by what?
covers the articulating surface of the bone and is fused to disc of fribrocartilage
designed for strength and flexibility
ex. intervertebral joints
joints in which the articulating bones are separated by a fluid containing joint cavity
freely movable diarthroses
ex. limb joints
flattened, fibrous sacs lined with synovial membranes and containing synovial fluid
more than 100types
inflammatory or degenerative diseases that damage joints
affects woman more than men
as one ages, artilage is destroyed more quicly than it is replaced
most common arthritis
your autoimmune system attacks your own body
begins with synovitis of the affected joint
affects the joint at the base of the base toe (big toe)
the bone ends fuse and immobilized the joint