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5 Matching questions

  1. syndesmosis
  2. structure of a synovial joint
  3. amphiarthrosis
  4. symphysis
  5. synovial joints
  1. a
    line of fusion between two bones that are separate in early development, as symphysis of the mandible.
    joint in which two bones are connected only by a fibrocartilaginous pad, as the pubic symphysis and the intervertebral disks
  2. b articulation in which bones are united by ligaments
  3. c articulation 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
  4. d
  5. e

5 Multiple choice questions

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

  2. totally rigid, immovable joint created when two bones fuse; e.g. frontal suture of frontal bone
  3. of, or relating to, arthritis or connective tissue disease

5 True/False questions

  1. gomphosise.g. teeth; synarthrotic


  2. structural classificationsynarthrosis


  3. diarthrosisimmovable 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. sutureseam; found only on skull; synarthrotic


  5. arthritisgroup of rheumatic diseases that affect synovial joints; damage to the articular cartilages; classified as either degenerative or inflammatory