Ch8_Articulations

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Articulations & axial skeleton
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Classification of articulations/joints • Two classification methods: – The type of movement allowed at the joint (the function of the joint) (subjective) – The type of connective tissue that joins the bones (the structure of the joint)
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Functional joint classification Synarthroses -no movement at the joint – Between skull bones Amphiarthroses -slight motion at the joint – Symphysis pubis Diarthroses/Synovial -freely moveable joint with a joint cavity –e
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Synarthroses • Bony edges interlock, connective tissues attach bones • epiphyseal plate in developing long bone table 5.2
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Amphiarthroses • Very limited movement Fig 8.9
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Diarthroses/S ynovial • Wide range of motion • Bones do not contact each other Fig 8.1
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Structural joint classification • Three types: Fibrous joints -fibrous connective tissue holds the joint together Cartilaginous joints -cartilage hold the joints together Synovial joints -bones are held together by a joint cavity (knee, elbow)
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This note was uploaded on 11/10/2011 for the course PDBIO 220 taught by Professor Tomco during the Winter '09 term at BYU.

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