Articulations - Articulations Describe structural and...

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Articulations Describe structural and functional categories used to classify joints Define and describe the movements of synovial joints Describe the disorders discussed in class
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Classification of Joints Functional Type of movement Synarthrosis No movement Amphiarthrosis Slight movement Diarthrosis Free movement Structural presence or absence of a synovial cavity type of connective tissue binding bones
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Structural: types of tissues Fibrous Sutures, syndesmoses, gomphoses Cartilaginous Synchondroses, symphyses Synovial Planar, hinge, pivot, condyloid, saddle and ball- and-socket
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Fibrous Little or no movement Sutures Dense fibrous CT Skull Syndesmoses amphiarthrosis More separtion, more fibrous CT Tibia and fibula Gomphoses Synarthrosis Teeth
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Cartilaginous Synchondroses Hyaline cartilage Epiphyseal plate Symphyses Fibrocartilage joints Symphisis pubis
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Synovial cavity Articular cartilage Articular capsule Synovial secretory membrane Synovial fluid -Mucin, albumin, fat, mineral salts Ligaments
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This note was uploaded on 09/25/2009 for the course BIOSC 1080 taught by Professor Roberets during the Summer '07 term at Pittsburgh.

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