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1

What type of Joint is the Hip Joint?

Ball and Socket Synovial Joint

2

What articulation forms the Hip Joint?

1. Pelvic Acetabulum
2. Head of the Femur

3

What does the Hip Joint form?

A connection from the Lower Limb to the Pelvic Girdle

4

How is the Hip Joint designed differently from the Glenohumeral Joint?

1. Designed for Stability and Weight Bearing
2. Not designed for a Large Range of Movement

5

What is the Pelvic Acetabulum?

A Cup-Like Depression on the Inferolateral Aspect of the Pelvis

6

What deepens the Cavity of the Pelvic Acetabulum?

Acetabular Labrum

7

What is the Acetabular Labrum?

A Fibrocartilagenous Collar

8

What shape is the Head of the Femur?

Hemispherical

9

Where does the Head of the Femur sit?

In the Concavity of the Acetabulum

10

Does the Head of the Femur sit completely in the Concavity of the Acetabulum?

Yes

11

What are both the Head of the Femur, and the Acetabulum, covered in?

Articular Cartilage

12

Where is the Articular Cartilage, covering the Head of the Femur and the Acetabulum, thicker?

The places of Weight-Bearing