bio 243 - ch.8

bio 243 - ch.8 - Chapter 8 - Page 1 JOINTS SYNOVIAL JOINT...

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Chapter 8 -- Page 1 JOINTS SYNOVIAL JOINT Synovial membrane - surrounds joint cavity Fibrous capsule - surrounds synovial membrane
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Chapter 8 -- Page 3 TYPES OF JOINTS Classification/ Type of Joint Characteristics Type of Movement Locations in Body FIBROUS JOINTS lack a joint cavity bones are close togeth - er , joined by a fibrous connective tissue or ligament synarthroses (practically immovable) - Suture margins of bones inter - lock or overlap, held by fibrous con - nective tissue - between skull (except mand- ible) example: sagittal suture between frontal and parietal bones Syndesmosis bones held by liga - ments - inferior tibiofibular joint CARTILAGINOUS JOINTS lack a joint cavity bones held by cartilage amphiarthroses (slightly moveable ) Synchondrosis cartilage is replaced by bone - between epiphyses and dia - physis of long bones Symphysis bones joined by disk of fibrocartilage - between bodies of vertebrae between two public bones of os coxae
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Chapter 8 -- Page 4 Classification/
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This note was uploaded on 11/08/2011 for the course BIOL 243 taught by Professor Datt during the Spring '08 term at South Carolina.

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