arthrology-outline - Arthrology page 1 of 4 ANAT 51210 Fall...

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Arthrology page 1 of 4 ANAT 51210 Lectures 6 & 7 Fall 2011 Arthrology I. Components A. Bone B. Cartilage: hyaline and/or fibrocartilage C. Dense (aka, fibrous) connective tissue II. Classification A. Degree of movement 1. Synarthrosis: immovable 2. Amphiarthrosis: slightly movable 3. Diarthrosis: freely movable B. Structure 1. Fibrous: bones fastened together by thin layers of fibrous (i.e., dense) connective tissue a. Syndesmosis: joint consists of long fibrous band which forms interosseous ligament; movement classification = amphiarthrosis b. Suture: only between some bones of the skull; short fibrous band forms sutural ligament; movement classification = synarthrosis c. Gomphosis: articulation between tooth root and bony socket; short fibrous band forms periodontal ligament; movement classification = synarthrosis 2. Cartilaginous: connection consists of fibrocartilage and/or hyaline cartilage a. Synchondrosis: bones united by band of hyaline cartilage; movement classification = synarthrosis
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Arthrology page 2 of 4 b. Symphysis: articular surfaces covered by hyaline cartilage, which in turn is attached to a pad of fibrocartilage; movement classification = amphiarthrosis
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This note was uploaded on 01/03/2012 for the course ANAT 51210 taught by Professor Manley-buser during the Fall '11 term at Palmer Chiropractic.

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