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Which of the following examples represents a bony joint (synostosis)?
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What limits a joint's range of motion?Bones are joined by ligaments that limit their movement. Well-exercised muscles of a shoulder joint will limit the possibility of a dislocation. Joint movement is limited by the shapes of the bone's articular surfaces. When extending the elbow, it is the shape of the olecranon of the ulna and the olecranon fossa of the humerus that limit its range of motion.The ligament that is an extension of the quadriceps femoris tendon is the __________.patellarDisuse of a joint results in __________ range of motion, and swelling of tissues surrounding a joint results in __________ range of motion.decreased; decreasedWhich of the following are age-related changes with the joints?Range of motion decreases. Production of synovial fluid decreases. The rate of cartilage replacement decreases.Lateral movement of the mandible for chewing or grinding the teeth is __________.excursionWhich bone does not contribute to the medial longitudinal arch of the foot?cuboid