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Joints (Dominic B)

Joints (Dominic B) - Term Definition Factors influencing...

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Term: Factors influencing joint movement Definition: Apposition of soft parts Muscle/Tendon tension and arrangement Tension of ligaments Structure of articulating bones Hormones Use/Dissue Term: Synarthroses Joints Definition: non movable-slightly movable Term: Sutures Definition: (synarthroses, Fibrous) found between bones of skull. Usually replaced by bone in later life Term: Gomphosis Definition: (synarthroses, fibrous) fibrous joint between the root of a tooth and the avleolus of mandible
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Term: Amphiarthroses Definition: slightly movable Term: Syndesmosis Definition: (amphiarthroses, fibrous) fibrous material fits between joints and is slightly movable (tibia/fibula and radius/ulna) Term: Synchondrosis Definition: (amphiarthroses, cartilaginous) connective tissue is hyaline cartilage Term:
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