An immovable joint is a(n)
A slightly movable joint is a(n)
A freely movable joint is a(n)
A suture is an example of a(n)
A joint formed by the fusion of two bones is a
Dense connective tissue is to a suture as a periodontal ligament is to a(n)
A synovial joint is an example of a(n)
A ligamentous connection such as between the bones of the lower leg is termed a
increases osmotic pressure within joint
Which of the following is not a function of synovial fluid?
It secretes synovial fluid.
Which of the following is not a characteristic of articular cartilage?
_______ ligaments function in association with synovial joints to help prevent extreme movements that might otherwise damage the joint.
around the blood vessels
Bursae may be located in all but which of the following areas?
inside the joint cavity
Luxations are painful due to stimulation of pain receptors in all locations, except
A movement toward the midline of the body is termed
The special movement of the thumb that allows it to grasp an object and hold on to it is called
A twisting motion of the foot that turns the sole inward is termed
The opposite movement of pronation is
The movements known as dorsiflexion and plantar flexion involve moving the
The elbow joint is an example of a(n) _____ joint.
movement can occur in only one axis
In a monoaxial articulation
The joint between the carpus and metacarpus I of the thumb is an example of a(n) _______ joint.
Triaxial joints are known as ______ joints.
Which of the following types of joints are found between the carpals?
Which of the following types of joints is monoaxial, but capable of only rotation?
The joint that permits the greatest range of mobility of any joint in the body is the