10 terms

Joints Ch 9 articulations*

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Reduces friction and acts as shock absorbers
Bursae
reducing the angle between articulating elements
flexion
moving toward the longitudinal axisof the body, restoring the anatomical position
adduction
A slightly movable joint
amphiarthorsis
Type of angular movent
Circumduction
Extintion past anatomical position
hyperextention
pasd of firbocartilage that may channel the flow of synovial fluid
Meniscus
A freely movable joint
Diarthrosis
ligaments that support the wall of the joint from the inside
intracapsular
movement away from the longutitual axis of the body
Abduction