Joints

  1. All three joints in the below figure are classified as ______.

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    A. synovial joints
    B. cartilaginous joints
    C. fibrous joints
    C. fibrous joints
  2. Joints A, B, C, and D in the figures below are all classified as ______.

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    A. synovial joints
    B. fibrous joints
    C. cartilaginous joints
    C. cartilaginous joints
  3. Functional classification of joints is based on ________.

    A. the amount of movement allowed by the joint
    B. the location of the joint
    C. the size of the joint
    D. whether a joint cavity is present
    A. the amount of movement allowed by the joint
  4. The arrows in B and C point to structures that can both be described as a ______.

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    A. bone
    B. muscle
    C. tendon
    D. ligament
    D. ligament
  5. Using the structural classification, what type of joint is the epiphyseal plate?

    A. synarthrotic joint
    B. cartilaginous joint
    C. amphiarthrotic joint
    D. fibrous joint
    B. cartilaginous joint
  6. Structure C and D collectively form which of the following?

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    A. synovial membrane
    B. bursae
    C. ligament
    D. articular capsule
    D. articular capsule
  7. What is the most important stabilizing factor for most synovial joints?

    A. the size of the reinforcing ligaments
    B. muscle tone
    C. the shape of the articular surfaces
    D. synovial fluid
    B. muscle tone
  8. Which of the following is NOT a factor that contributes to joint stability?

    A. number and positioning of reinforcing ligaments
    B. amount of muscle tone applied to tendons that cross the joint
    C. amount of synovial fluid in the joint cavity
    D. shape of the articulating surfaces
    C. amount of synovial fluid in the joint cavity
  9. Which of the following does NOT represent a structural classification of joints?

    A. synovial
    B. cartilaginous
    C. diarthrosis
    D. fibrous
    C. diarthrosis
  10. Which of the following refers to a joint that is immovable?

    A. diarthrosis
    B. synovial
    C. synarthrosis
    D. amphiarthrosis
    C. synarthrosis
  11. Articulations permitting only slight degrees of movement are ________.

    A. synovial joints
    B. diarthroses
    C. synarthroses
    D. amphiarthroses
    D. amphiarthroses
  12. ___________: Bones united by fibrocartilage
    Symphysis
  13. _____________: Bones united by hyaline cartilage
    Synchondrosis
  14. ____________: Tooth in socket
    Gomphosis
  15. _______: Joint found only in the skull
    Suture
  16. Which of the following are cartilaginous joints?

    A. Synchondroses
    B. Syndesmoses
    C. Sutures
    D. Gomphoses
    A. Synchondroses
Author
lonelygirl
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262060
Card Set
Joints
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Biology 103A
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