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1. The articulation between the root of a tooth and the alveolar process of the mandible or maxilla is called the:

a. suture.

b. gomphosis.

c. synchondrosis.

d. symphysis.

1. b. gomphosis

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2. Immovable joints are called:

a. synarthroses.

b. amphiarthroses.

c. diarthroses.

d. none of the above.

2. a. synarthroses

Chapter 14, page 284

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3. The radioulnar articulation is classified as which type of articulation?

a. syndesmosis

b. synchondrosis

c. symphysis

d. diarthrosis

3. a. syndesmosis

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4. The most movable joints in the body are:

a. symphyses.

b. sutures.

c. synovial joints.

d. synchondroses.

4. c. synovial joints

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5. An example of a symphysis is:

a. the articulation between the pubic bones.

b. the articulation between the bodies of adjacent
vertebrae.

c. both a and b.

d. none of the above.

5. c. both a and b

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6. The inner surface of the joint capsule is lined with:

a. bursae.

b. a joint cavity.

c. periosteum.

d. synovial membrane.

6. d. synovial membrane

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7. The joint that allows for the widest range of movement is a __________ joint.

a. gliding

b. saddle

c. ball-and-socket

d. hinge

7. c. ball-and-socket

Chapter 14, page 288

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8. An example of a pivot joint is the:

a. first metacarpal articulating with the trapezium.

b. humerus articulating with the trapezium.

c. interphalangeal joints.

d. head of the radius articulating with the ulna.

8. d. head of the radius articulating with the ulna

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True or False

9. ______ Diarthrosis and synovial joint refer to basically the same structure.

9.

True, p. 286

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True or False

10. ______ The elbow joint is a ball-and-socket joint.

10.

False, p. 287

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True or False

11. ______ The ability to oppose the fingers and thumb is achieved by a saddle joint.

11.

True, p. 288

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True or False

12. ______ Articulation and joint are synonymous terms.

12.

True, p. 284

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True or False

13. ______ Diarthrotic joints are the least common type of joint in the body.

13.

False, p. 286

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True or False

14. ______ There are several examples of suture articulations throughout the entire body.

14.

False, p. 284

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True or False

15. ______ Menisci are composed of hyaline cartilage.

15.

False, p. 287

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True or False

16. ______ The shoulder joint is a ball-and-socket joint.

16.

True, p. 289

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17. ______ joint between bodies of vertebrae

a. amphiarthroses

b. diarthroses

c. synarthroses

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a. amphiarthroses, p. 286

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18. ______ symphysis pubis

a. amphiarthroses

b. diarthroses

c. synarthroses

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a. amphiarthroses, p. 285

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19. ______ hip joint

a. amphiarthroses

b. diarthroses

c. synarthroses

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b. diarthroses, p. 289

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20. ______ fibrous joint

a. amphiarthroses

b. diarthroses

c. synarthroses

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c. synarthroses, p. 284

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21. ______ immovable joint

a. amphiarthroses

b. diarthroses

c. synarthroses

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c. synarthroses, p. 284

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22. ______ cartilaginous joint

a. amphiarthroses

b. diarthroses

c. synarthroses

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a. amphiarthroses, p. 284

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23. ______ thumb

a. amphiarthroses

b. diarthroses

c. synarthroses

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b. diarthroses, p. 288

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24. ______ joints between skull bones

a. amphiarthroses

b. diarthroses

c. synarthroses

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c. synarthroses, p. 284

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25. ______ freely movable joint

a. amphiarthroses

b. diarthroses

c. synarthroses

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b. diarthroses, p. 286

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26. ______ synovial joint

a. amphiarthroses

b. diarthroses

c. synarthroses

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b. diarthroses, p. 286

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27. ______ slightly movable joint

a. amphiarthroses

b. diarthroses

c. synarthroses

27.

a. amphiarthroses, p. 284

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28. ______ the most prevalent type of joint in the body

a. amphiarthroses

b. diarthroses

c. synarthroses

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b. diarthroses, p. 286

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29. ______ elbow

a. ball and socket

b. condyloid

c. gliding

d. hinge

e. pivot

f. saddle

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d. hinge, p. 287

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30. ______ joints between facets of adjacent vertebrae

a. ball and socket

b. condyloid

c. gliding

d. hinge

e. pivot

f. saddle

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c. gliding, p. 289

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