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Hyaline cartilage covers the opposing bone surfaces and the main function is to absorb compression.
Purse" are flattened fibrous sacs lined with synovial membrane and containing a thin film of synovial fluid, occuring where bones rub together.
The most abundant joint type in the body, opposing bones separated by fluid filled cavity. Classified as Diathrotic (Free movements)
Amphiarthrotic -Slightly movable articular surfaces seperated by thin layers of hyaline cartilage that is attached to a pad of fibrocartilage. vertebral joints
Synarthrotic(immovable) bones united by bands of hyaline cartilage. joint between epiphysis & diaphysis
Cone shaped process fastened in bony socket by peridontal ligament Synarthrotic (immovable)
Freely movable (synovial) joints.
hinge plane saddle ball & socket pivot condylar
elbow carpal trapezium hip vertebrae phalanx
This is a slightly movable (Ampiarthrotic) articulation where the contiguous bony surfaces are united by an interosseous ligament, as in the inferior tibiofibular articulation.
articulating ends of bones surrounded by a joint capsule
articular bone ends covered by hyaline cartilage and seperated by synovial fluid
articulating surfaces have "both" concave and convex regions / surface of one bone fits the complimentary surface of another in "two planes". trapezium
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