Flashcards in 1.2.1. Structure of the Hip Joint and Proximal Femur Deck (12)
What type of Joint is the Hip Joint?
Ball and Socket Synovial Joint
What articulation forms the Hip Joint?
1. Pelvic Acetabulum
2. Head of the Femur
What does the Hip Joint form?
A connection from the Lower Limb to the Pelvic Girdle
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
What is the Pelvic Acetabulum?
A Cup-Like Depression on the Inferolateral Aspect of the Pelvis
What deepens the Cavity of the Pelvic Acetabulum?
What is the Acetabular Labrum?
A Fibrocartilagenous Collar
What shape is the Head of the Femur?
Where does the Head of the Femur sit?
In the Concavity of the Acetabulum
Does the Head of the Femur sit completely in the Concavity of the Acetabulum?
What are both the Head of the Femur, and the Acetabulum, covered in?