exhibit a joint cavity?
types are sutures and syndesmoses?
bones connected by collagen fibers?
types include synchondroses and symphyses?
all are diarthrotic?
many are amphiarthrotic?
bones are connected by a disc of hyaline cartilage or fibrocartilage?
nearly all are synarthrotic?
shoulder, hip, jaw. and elbow joints
Freely movable joints are?
Anatomical characteristics of a synovial joint include?
all of the above
Factors that influence the stability of a synovial joint include?
presence of strong reinforcing ligaments
The description "Articular surfaces deep and secure; capsule heavily reinforced by ligaments and muscle tendons; extremly stable joint" best describes?
the hip joint
immoblility of a joint due to fusion of its articular surfaces
An autoimmune disorder in which joints are effecte bilaterally and which involves pannus formation and gradual joint immobilization is?