joints___muscle - Joints Classifications: Synarthrotic...

Info iconThis preview shows pages 1–5. Sign up to view the full content.

View Full Document Right Arrow Icon
Joints Classifications: Synarthrotic Amphiarthrotic Diathrotic I. Synarthrotic: no movement, no joint capsule, fastened by hyaline cartilage A. sutures Fibrous between bones in skull B. gomphosis Fibrous between teeth and jaws C. synchondrosis Cartilaginous epiphyseal plates II. Amphiarthrotic: slightly movable, bones united by cartilage, no joint capsule A. sydesmosis Fibrous between shafts of fibula and tibia between shafts of radius and ulna B . symphysis Cartilaginous broad, flattened discs between vertebrae pubic symphysis III. Diarthrotic: also called synovial joints freely movable (in at least one plane, but not necessarily all planes), join 2 bones within a joint capsule A . unique characteristics of synovial joints 1. articular cartilage covers ends of articulating bones
Background image of page 1

Info iconThis preview has intentionally blurred sections. Sign up to view the full version.

View Full DocumentRight Arrow Icon
Background image of page 2
Background image of page 3

Info iconThis preview has intentionally blurred sections. Sign up to view the full version.

View Full DocumentRight Arrow Icon
Background image of page 4
terminal cisternae- transverse tubule (T-tubule)- terminal cisternae II. Organization of muscle fibers: describes orientation of fascicles parallel vs. pennate
Background image of page 5
This is the end of the preview. Sign up to access the rest of the document.

This note was uploaded on 06/17/2008 for the course KIN 324K taught by Professor Farrar during the Fall '08 term at University of Texas at Austin.

Page1 / 5

joints___muscle - Joints Classifications: Synarthrotic...

This preview shows document pages 1 - 5. Sign up to view the full document.

View Full Document Right Arrow Icon
Ask a homework question - tutors are online