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Which statement is true concerning the knee joint?
The medial meniscus is attached to the tibial collateral ligament.
The ankle joint ________.
is a uniaxial hinge joint
Which motion moves the bottom of the foot away from the midline of the body?
The joints between the articular processes of adjacent vertebrae can contribute to which movement?
Which type of fibrous joint connects the tibia and fibula?
At synovial joints, ________.
the joint cavity is filled with a thick, lubricating fluid
At a synovial joint, the synovial membrane ________.
secretes the lubricating synovial fluid
Condyloid joints ________.
include the radiocarpal joint
Which of the following are joined by a symphysis?
Which type of joint provides the greatest range of motion?
A cartilaginous joint ________.
is called a symphysis when the bones are united by fibrocartilage
A bursa ________.
prevents friction between skin and bone, or a muscle tendon and bone
Supination is the motion that moves the ________.
hand from the palm backward position to the palm forward position
An example of a wide fibrous joint is ________.
the interosseous membrane of the forearm
A synchondrosis is ________.
found at the first sternocostal joint of the thoracic cage
Which of these joints is classified as a biaxial diarthrosis?
the metacarpophalangeal joint
The proximal radioulnar joint ________.
is supported by the annular ligament
Which of these joints is classified as a synarthrosis?
the manubriosternal joint
Which type of joint allows for only uniaxial movement?
Synovial joints ________.
develop at an interzone site
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