Exam 2, Human Anatomy, Fall 2006
Gomphoses can be
a. immovable joints only, b. slightly movable joints only, c. freely movable joints only, d.
any of the above.
of tissue that connects the bones in sutures is a. areolar connective tissue,
b. dense regular
connective tissue, c. hyaline cartilage, d. fibrocartilage.
The main subtype of tissue that connects the bones in synchondroses is a. areolar connective tissue, b.
c. hyaline cartilage, d. fibrocartilage.
The articular capsule of a synovial joint has two layers, the synovial membrane and the fibrous capsule. The
function of the
layer is to a. strengthen the joint against tension,
b. produce synovial fluid, c. contain all
nerves and blood vessels of the joint, d. act as an articular disc.
The articular cartilage in synovial joints function to a. protect the end of the bone, b. soak up synovial fluid
when the joint is relaxed, c. providing a smooth surface to reduce friction in the joint,
d. all of the above.
If you were a physical therapist and a patient came to you with a torn cartilage, which of the following would
you recommend to increase stability of the joint?
A. exercise to increase muscle tone, b. exercise to increase
ligament thickness, c. exercise to stimulate repair of the ton cartilage, d. rest to allow the cartilage to fully
The main function of synovial fluid proteins is a. cooling, b. nourishing bone,
c. lubrication, d. removing
An injury in which the joint comes out of alignment is called a. arthritis, b. a sprain,
c. a dislocation, d. a
A chronic disorder of joints in which the articular cartilages degenerate and bony spurs develop is a. Lyme
disease, b. rheumatoid arthritis, c. gout,
Elasticity of skeletal muscle refers to the ability to a. regain its original shape, b. stretch out to its full length, c.
pull forcefully, d. all of these.
A and B were close enough that I gave credit for either of them plus D.