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5 Matching questions

  1. gomphosis
  2. articulations of the axial skeleton
  3. knee joint
  4. subluxation
  5. articulations of the appendicular skeleton
  1. a
  2. b
  3. c partial disloaction
  4. d e.g. teeth; synarthrotic
  5. e

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. of, or relating to, arthritis or connective tissue disease
  2. 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
  3. immovable 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
  4. 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
  5. seam; found only on skull; synarthrotic

5 True/False questions

  1. amphiarthrosisarticulation in which the body surfaces are connected by cartilage; mobility is slight but may be exerted in all directions. e.g. bodies of the vertebrae


  2. dislocationalso, luxation; displacement of any part, esp. the temporary displacement of a bone from its normal position in a joint


  3. synovial joints


  4. syndesmosis
    totally rigid, immovable joint created when two bones fuse; e.g. frontal suture of frontal bone


  5. tendonitisinflammation of a tendon