ch09 - Chapter 9 JOINTS Chapter Synopsis This chapter...

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JOINTS Chapter Synopsis This chapter introduces students to the various types of joints in the body. Structurally, joints are classified as fibrous, cartilaginous, or synovial. On the basis of function, joints are classified as synarthroses, amphiarthroses, and diarthroses. The anatomy, operation, and location of these classes of joints are examined. Table 9.1 summarizes the movements of synovial joints. There is a summary of the structural and functional classifications of joints in Table 9.2; while Tables 9.3 and 9.4 considers representative joints according to articular components, classification, and movements. Particular attention has been given to the detailed anatomy of the tempromandibular, shoulder, knee, elbow, and hip joints (Exhibits 9.1 through 9.). Clinical applications that are covered include torn cartilage, bursitis, and sprain and strain. Among the disorders of joints discussed are rheumatism and arthritis (rheumatoid, osteo-, and gouty), Lyme disease and ankylosing spondylitis. The chapter concludes with a glossary of medical terminology associated with articulations. Chapter Outline and Objectives INTRODUCTION 1. Define a joint (articulation) and identify the factors that determine the types and degree (range) of movement at a joint. 2.
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This note was uploaded on 06/06/2011 for the course BIO 115 taught by Professor Chen during the Fall '09 term at Moraine Valley Community College.

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