Unformatted text preview: 14. Ruffini ending – respond to deep sustained pressure, stretch, and joint position 15. Merkel disks – slowly adapting, sense sustained light touch. 16. Synarthrosis – immovable joint 17. Amphiarthrosis – slightly moveable 18. Diarthrosis - freely moveable 19. Sutures – skulls in children, has a thin layer of dense fibrous tissue that binds together interlocking flat bones in the skulls of young children. 20. Syndesmoses – skulls in adults, a joint in which the two bony surfaces are united by a ligament or membrane. 21. Gomphosis – a special type of fibrous joint in which a conical projection fits into a complementary socket and is held there by a ligament. 22....
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This note was uploaded on 07/12/2011 for the course NURSING 000 taught by Professor Clark during the Spring '11 term at Alabama.
- Spring '11