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Unformatted text preview: Diarthrosis Structure of diarthrosis (cont.) Some joints have accessory ligaments which may lie in or outside of the capsule.Inside some joints are pads of fibrocartilage called articular discs (menisci) that lie between two bones that have different shapes. This allows stablization and a tighter fit. A tearing of the articular disc occur commonly among athletes. Bursae- fluid filled sac-like structures situated where bone and soft tissue meet to cushion the movement of one part of the body over another(between skin and bone, tendon and bone, muscle and bone, etc) . Bursitis- inflammation of the bursae. Articulations (Joints) of Bone Diarthrosis Types of Diarthrosis Gliding Joint- provides gliding movement in which surfaces move back and forth and from side to side without any angular or rotary motion.Ex: carpals, tarsals, sternum and clavicle, and scupula and clavicle...
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- Fall '10