Slightly movable joints:
Inner layer of articular capsule:
Articulation between root of teeth alveoli:
A joint in which the connecting material is a broad flat disc of fibrocartilage is:
All are structural classifications of joints except:
Which of the following joints is classified a synarthrotic joint?
Freely movable joints:
Sac-like structures that reduce friction between moving parts are:
Tearing of the menisci of the knee is commonly called a torn:
The joints between carpals are examples of a:
Movement that decreases the angle between articulating bones:
Extension is movement at a:
Primary movement of pivot joint:
Joint between radius and carpals is an example of a:
Side-to-side and back-and-forth movements are typical for a:
Shoulder joint is an example of a:
Ball and socket joint
The arcuate popliteal ligament is found in the:
Lateral movement of the arms away from the body:
An autoimmune disease that attacks the joints is:
Lye disease is caused by:
Inflammation of the joints is:
The outer layer of the articular capsule consists of:
Dense irregular connective tissue
What type of cartilage is articular cartilage?
Forward movement of mandible:
Bending your foot upwards involves:
Increase of angles between bones is achieved by:
Spur (new bone) formation is a characteristic of which disorder?
All of the following are part of the knee joint except:
Transverse Humeral Ligament
Joint that is eventually replaced by a bone is:
Distal articulation of tibia and fibula is a:
Which of these statements about synovial joints is correct?
All of the above
Main movement required by the thigh to move from sitting to standing is:
A suture is an example of:
Bursae may be located in all but which of the following areas?
Around blood vessels
Movement towards midline of body:
Opposite movement of pronation:
Joint that permits the greatest range of mobility of any joint in the body:
Ligament that provides support to the front of the knee joint is reinforced by:
The elbow joint is an example of:
Twisting motion of the foot that turns the sole inward:
Back of knee joint is reinforced by:
In knee joint, the medial and lateral menisci:
act as cushions and conform to the shape of the articulating surfaces.
Lateral surface of knee joint is reinforced by the:
Fibular collateral ligament
The stronger and more stable a joint is:
The less mobility it has
Ligaments that limit the anterior posterior movement of the femur and maintain the alignment of the femoral and tibial condyles is the:
Movement that is exemplified by a ballerina pointing her toes is:
Scientific study of joints is called:
Nodding your head up and down is an example of:
Flexion and extension
Which of the following movements would you associate with chewing food?