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4 Matching questions

  1. synchondrosis
  2. amphiarthrosis
  3. symphysis
  4. suture
  1. a articulation in which the body surfaces are connected by cartilage; mobility is slight but may be exerted in all directions. e.g. bodies of the vertebrae
  2. b seam; found only on skull; synarthrotic
  3. c
    line of fusion between two bones that are separate in early development, as symphysis of the mandible.
    joint in which two bones are connected only by a fibrocartilaginous pad, as the pubic symphysis and the intervertebral disks
  4. d
    rigid, cartilaginous bridge between two articulating bones; e.g. epiphyseal cartilage

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. totally rigid, immovable joint created when two bones fuse; e.g. frontal suture of frontal bone
  2. immovable joint with fibrous connective tissue or cartilage between the bone surfaces.
    Movement is absent or limited, and a joint cavity is lacking. It includes the synchondrosis, suture, and syndesmosis types of joints
  3. inflammation of a bursa (a sac or cavity that contains fluid to reduce friction), causing pain and swelling whenever the associated tendon or ligament moves
  4. articulation in which bones are united by ligaments

5 True/False questions

  1. synovial joints


  2. sprainseam; found only on skull; synarthrotic


  3. functional classificationsynarthrosis


  4. dislocationalso, luxation; displacement of any part, esp. the temporary displacement of a bone from its normal position in a joint


  5. rheumatoidligament is stretched to the point at which some of the collagen fibers are torn; ligament remains functional, and the structure of the joint is not affected


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