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Chapter 9

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Diarthrases
Freely movable joints such as the knuckles are called _______.
Synarthrases
Skull sutures and other immovable joints are called ________.
Serrate
The lambdoid suture, in which the bones are joined along a wavy line, is an example of a/an ________ suture.
Syndesmosis
Two long bones joined by a broad interosseous membrane form a type of joint called a/an __________.
Synovial Fluid
The lubricant in the joint cavity of a diarthrosis is called __________.
Tendon sheath
A long, tubular bursa enclosing a tendon is called a/an _________.
Range of motion
THe maximum angle through which a joint can move is called its _________.
Effort arm
The part of a lever from the fulcrum to the resistance is called the ________.
Effort, fulcrum
In the elbow, a third-class lever, the ______ is between the ________ and the resistance.
Dorsiflexion
If you keep your heels on the floor but raise your toes, you are performing the action of ________.
Ligament
Firous band or cord connecting one bone to another.
Bursa
Fibrous sac filled with synovial fluid, adjacent to a joint cavity.
Saddle joint
Synovial joint type unique to the trapeziometacarpal joint.
Pivot joint
Synovial joint type seen between the radius and ulna and between the atlas and axis.
Rotator cuff
Formed by tendons of the subscapularis, supraspinatus, infraspinatus, and teres minor muscles.
Acetabular labrum
Deepens the socket of the hip joint and helps stabilize the joint.
Knee
Location of the anterior and posterior cruciate ligaments.