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6 groups of Synovial Joint
flat or slightly concave and convex surfaces.
Ex. articular processes of vertebrae, sternodavicular
Projection fitting into a ring like ligament
Ex. Atlanto-axial joint and proximal radioulnar joint
Most freely movable, loose and thin capsule, glenoid labrum: supported by ligaments, tendons, muscles. Shoulder is stabilized mainly by the biceps
Stabilizers of the shoulder joint
Extends from the greater to lesser tubercle
of the humerus forms a tunnel housing the tendon from long head of the biceps
Small synovial sacs between tendons and bones, allowing them to slide more easily past each other
Formed by the articulation of:
-Femur & Os Coxae
Joint capsule strengthened by:
deep socket: acetabular labrum
transverse: acetabular ligament
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