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07_Joints - ARTICULATIONS Chapter 9 Mobility vs. Stability...

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ARTICULATIONS Chapter 9
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Mobility vs. Stability Strength is inversely proportional to mobility
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Functional Classification Based on amount of movement permitted Synarthrosis Immovable joints Amphiarthrosis Slightly movable joints Diarthrosis Freely movable joints
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Structural Classification Based on two things: Material or type of CT that binds bones together Presence or absence of joint cavity Fibrous Connected by fibrous tissue Gomphoses, sutures, syndesmoses Cartilaginous Connected by cartilage Synchondroses, symphyses Synovial Contains joint cavity
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Fibrous Joints – Gomphoses Synarthrotic Peg-in-socket joint Articulation of tooth with its socket Periodontal ligament
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Fibrous Joints - Sutures Synarthrotic Bones tightly bound by minimum amount of fibrous tissue Found only between bones of the skull Coronal, lambdoid, sagittal, squamous
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Fibrous Joints - Syndesmoses Amphiarthrotic
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This note was uploaded on 04/06/2011 for the course PDBIO 220 taught by Professor Tomco during the Winter '09 term at BYU.

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07_Joints - ARTICULATIONS Chapter 9 Mobility vs. Stability...

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