Joint Notes.2.5.07 - Applied Human Anatomy, Spring 2007...

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Applied Human Anatomy, Spring 2007 02/05/2007 (Mon) - Review of cartilage Cartilage: Support b/w bones Hyaline cartilage: surface of the ends of bones that articulate in joints Fibrocartilage: intervertebral disc, hydration, and suffer for the heavy load Elastic cartilage: ear or nose Trachea cartilage: prevent from the air way collapse, but the cartilage only at the front part (b/c the back of the trachea is esophagus) Joints - Classifications: Synarthrotic Amphiarthrotic Diathrotic - Synarthrotic: no movement , no joint capsule, fastened by hyaline cartilage Sutures [Fibrous] Between bones in skull This is more precisely called synostoses (bony junction) Baby’s suture joint has not been formed well just fill with cartilage (e.g. anterior frontanel) Gomphosis [Fibrous] Between teeth and jaws Peg-in-socket fibrous joint Fibrous connection is the short periodontal ligament Synchondrosis [Cartilaginous] Epiphyseal plate (in the children) make bone can grow longer This is the temporary joint and it can become the synostoses - Amphiarthrotic: slightly movable , bones united by cartilage, no joint capsule Sydesmosis [Fibrous] between shafts of fibula and tibia between shafts of radius and ulna Symphysis [Cartilaginous] broad, flattened discs between vertebrae pubic symphysis - Diathrotic: freely movable, have with capsule also called Synovial joint at least one plane, but not necessarily all planes 1
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Applied Human Anatomy, Spring 2007 02/05/2007 (Mon) join two bone with joint capsule It is the general structure of general structure Structure of the synovial joint Articular cartilage (hyaline cartilage) Joint cavity (tendon/ ligament/ fluid) Articular capsule fibrosis capsule + synovial membrane (lines
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Joint Notes.2.5.07 - Applied Human Anatomy, Spring 2007...

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