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5 Matching questions

  1. synostosis
  2. amphiarthrosis
  3. osteoarthritis
  4. articulations of the axial skeleton
  5. subluxation
  1. a partial disloaction
  2. b articulation in which the body surfaces are connected by cartilage; mobility is slight but may be exerted in all directions.
    The articulations of the bodies of the vertebrae are examples
  3. c
    totally rigid, immovable joint created when two bones fuse; e.g. frontal suture of frontal bone
  4. d degenerative joint disease
  5. e

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. seam; found only on skull; synarthrotic
  2. e.g. teeth; synarthrotic
  3. inflammation of a bursa (a sac or cavity that contains fluid to reduce friction), causing pain and swelling whenever the associated tendon or ligament moves
  4. ligament is stretched to the point at which some of the collagen fibers are torn; ligament remains functional, and the structure of the joint is not affected

5 True/False questions

  1. synarthrosisimmovable joint with fibrous connective tissue or cartilage between the bone surfaces.
    Movement is absent or limited, and a joint cavity is lacking. It includes the synchondrosis, suture, and syndesmosis types of joints


  2. rheumatoidof, or relating to, arthritis or connective tissue disease


  3. functional classificationbony fusion
    fibrous joint
    cartilaginous joint
    synovial joint


  4. structural classificationbony fusion
    fibrous joint
    cartilaginous joint
    synovial joint


  5. syndesmosisarticulation in which bones are united by ligaments