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This part of the synovial joint encloses the cavitym, retains the synovial fluid, and is continuous with the periosteum...
The movement in which one end of an appendage remains relatively stationary while the other end makes a circular motion is ....
What are the three functional classifications of joints...
synarthrosis, amphiarthrosis, diarthrosis
What are the structural classifications of joints...
bony joint, fibrous joint, cartilagenous joint, synovial joint
joint capsule that encloses the joint- the joint cavity contains synovial fluid
has two layers
fibrous capsule, synovial membrane
fibrous sacs, filled with synovial fluid, pad to protect or prevent irritation where tendons or muscles over bone
Classes of Synovial Joints
gliding joint, hinge joint, pivot joints, condyloid joint, saddle joints, ball and socket
Synovial fluid is present in joint cavities of freely movable joints. Which of the following statements is true about this fluid?
it contains hyaluronic acid
When one is moving a limb away from the median plane of the body along the frontal plane, it is called:
The following characteristics define what type of joint: presence of a synovial cavity, articular cartilage, synovial membrane, and ligaments?
Articular cartilage found at the ends of the long bones serves to:
provide a smooth surface at the ends of synovial joints.
Gliding movements occur at the intercarpal and intertarsal joints...this is true about what movements
Saddle joints have concave and convex surfaces. Name the bones of the hand that articulate to form a saddle joint:
the trapezium of the carpal bone and the thumb's metacarpal.
Connective tissue sacs lined with synovial membranes that act as cushions in places where friction develops are called:
The ligaments that protect the alignment of the femoral and tibial condyles and limit the movement of the femur anteriorly and posteriorly are called:
If a patient was suffering from bursitis, this condition would be designated as inflammation of a
small sac containing fluid
Gouty arthritis is a painful condition caused by:
excessive blood levels of uric acid deposited as crystals in the soft tissue joints.
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