5 Written Questions
5 Matching Questions
- structure of a synovial joint
- b 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
- c 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
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
- e articulation 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
5 Multiple Choice Questions
- 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
- partial disloaction
- 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
- bony fusion
5 True/False Questions
gomphosis → e.g. teeth; synarthrotic
syndesmosis → articulation in which bones are united by ligaments
diarthrosis → also, synovial; articulation in which opposing bones move freely (e.g., a hinge joint or a pivot joint).
articulations of the axial skeleton →
functional classification → synarthrosis