Flashcards in arthrology ex. 2 QQ Deck (16)
what term is used to identify the study of joints?
what term is used to identify the study of ligaments?
what are the 3 histological classifications of joints?
what were the 3 classifications of joints based on movement potential?
what are the characteristics of the amphiarthrosis/ synchondrosis?
they are primary cartilage joints, temporary in longevity, composed of hyaline cartilage and form between ossification centers within a cartilage template
what are the 4 consistent features of synovial (diarthrosis) joints?
articular or fibrous capsule
what movements are accommodated by arthrodial synovial joints?
translational movement, a plane or gliding movement
what are examples of synovial plane (diarthrosis arthrodial) joints?
most zygapophyses of the vertebral column
diarthrosis trochoid joints are commonly called _____ joints based on action.
what are the examples of synovial pivot (diarthrosis trochoid) joints?
median atlanto-axial joint
what is the shared morphological characteristic of diarthrosis trochoid joints?
an osseous pivot point and an osteo-ligamentous ring
what is a common name for the diarthrosis sellar joint?
synovial saddle joint
what example of synovial saddle (diarthrosis sellar) joint is identified along the spine?
the joint of luschka of typical cervicals is a modified sellar joint
which joint classification exhibits a knuckle shaped surface on one side of the joint and an elliptical, concave surface on the other side?
what is an example of the diarthrosis ellipsoidal joint?
atlanto-occipital joint of the spine