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5 Matching questions

  1. dislocation
  2. functional classification
  3. synchondrosis
  4. arthritis
  5. structural classification
  1. a
    rigid, cartilaginous bridge between two articulating bones; e.g. epiphyseal cartilage
  2. b group of rheumatic diseases that affect synovial joints; damage to the articular cartilages; classified as either degenerative or inflammatory
  3. c also, luxation; displacement of any part, esp. the temporary displacement of a bone from its normal position in a joint
  4. d synarthrosis
  5. e bony fusion
    fibrous joint
    cartilaginous joint
    synovial joint

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. degenerative joint disease
  2. 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
  3. ligament 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
  4. 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
  5. e.g. teeth; synarthrotic

5 True/False questions

  1. articulations of the axial skeleton


  2. amphiarthrosisarticulation in which the body surfaces are connected by cartilage; mobility is slight but may be exerted in all directions.
    The articulations of the bodies of the vertebrae are examples


  3. synovial joints


  4. diarthrosisalso, synovial; articulation in which opposing bones move freely (e.g., a hinge joint or a pivot joint).


  5. structure of a synovial jointbony fusion
    fibrous joint
    cartilaginous joint
    synovial joint


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