anatomy Ch09h - Human Anatomy McKinley O'Loughlin Chapter 9...

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Human Anatomy Chapter 9: Articulations Articulations o A joint, or articulation, is the place of contact between bones, between bone and cartilage, or between bones and teeth. Naming of Joints Mobility and Stability in Joints Functional Classification of Joints o Based on the extent of movement they permit: Synarthrosis Amphiarthrosis Diarthrosis Structural Classification of Joints o Based on the type of connective tissue that binds the articulating surfaces of the bones, and whether a space occurs between the articulating bones o Three types: Fibrous joints Cartilaginous joints Synovial joints Fibrous Joints
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Gomphoses o The immovable joints between the teeth and the alveolar sockets of the maxillae and mandible Sutures o The immovable fibrous joints between the bones of the skull Syndesmoses o Examples; between the radius and ulna, and between the tibia and fibula Cartilaginous Joints o Two types: Synchondroses Symphyses Synovial Joints o Most of the commonly known joints in the body glenohumeral (shoulder) joint temporomandibular joint General Anatomy of Synovial Joints o Basic features: articular capsule
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fibrous capsule synovial membrane joint cavity synovial fluid articular cartilage
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