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Chapter 8: Articulation
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A joint united by dense fibrocartilage that usually allows slight movement is a:
slightly movable joint is
A synovial joint is an example of which of following joints?
Articular cartilage at the ends of long bones serves to:
provide a smooth surface at the ends of synovial joints.
Connective tissue sacs, lined with synovial membranes, that act as cushions where friction develops are called:
Moving the head downward toward the chest is described by which the following terms?
C. act as friction-reducing structures. V
The immovable joint between the manubrium of the sternum and the first rib's costal cartilage is an example of which of the following?
The normal movement of the hip joint during walking involves:
The patellar ligament is used to test which of the following?
Which of the following are cartilaginous joints?
Which of the following does not increase or decrease the angle between bones?
Which of the following is a synarthrosis that binds the teeth to the bony sockets in the maxillary bone and the mandible?
Which of the following is an example of a gliding joint?
Which of the following is an example of a suture joint?
Which of the following is not a part of a synovial joint?
Which of the following joints permits a slight degree of movement?
Which of the following joints permits the greatest range of mobility in the body?
Which of the following ligaments is not associated with the hip joint?
Which of the following primarily stabilizes the shoulder joint?
Tendon of biceps brachii muscle
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