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Joints
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Module: Support and Movement
Activity: Anatomy Overviews
Title: Joints

1. a. From the main Joints page, click Fibrous Joints and identify each of the following
structural joint types.

Suture
Syndesmoses
Gomphosis
b. Why are sutures and gomphoses classified as

synarthroses?

c.

2. a.

Syndesmoses are functionally a bit different. They are classified as amphiarthroses.
Explain why.

Return to the main Joints page and click Cartilaginous Joints. Identify each of the following.

Synchondroses____________________________________
Symphysis_______________________________________

b. Describe the role of hyaline and
fibrocartilage in each of these types
of joints.

3. a.

Once again, from the main Joints page, click Synovial Joints and identify each of the following:

Articulating bones______________________
Periosteum___________________________
Articular cartilage_____________________
ligament____________________________
Articular capsule_____________________
Fibrous capsule______________________
Synovial membrane___________________
Synovial cavity______________________
b. What is the function of the articular capsule?

c.

What is the synovial cavity?

d. What is the function of synovial fluid?
e.

What is the function of hyaline or fibrocartilage that covers the articulating surfaces?

f.

Define diarthrosis joints.

g.

From the Synovial Joint page, click structural subtypes of synovial joints.
Locate body examples of the following joints and describe the movement
of each.

Condyloid
Planar
Saddle

Pivot

Hinge
Identify the trochelea and the trochlear notch.

Ball and Socket
Identify the acetabulum and the femur head.

h. From the Synovial Joint page, click Specific Synovial Joints. Locate each of the following and describe the
type of movement.

Temporomandibular

Radiocarpal

Atlanto-occipital

Intercarpal

Atlanto-axial

Carpometacarpal

Intervertebral

Metacarpophalangeal

Vertebrocostal

Interphalangeal...

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