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1

what are the four consistent features of synovial (diarthrosis) joints

articular or fibrous capsule, synovial membrane, articular cartilage and synovial fluid

2

what are the classifcations of synovial joints (diarthroses) based on

1. the number of articulating surfaces
2. the degree of freedom and or types of movement
3. the morphological appearance of the bony surfaces or the shape of the joint cavity

3

diarthrosis trochoid joints are commonly called BLANK joints based on action

synovial pivot

4

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

5

what example of the diarthrosis condylar joint is identified along the spine

the atlanto-occipital joint may be classified as a diarthrosis condylar joint

6

what is an example of the darthrosis ellipsoidal joint

the atlanto-occipital joint of the spine