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1

structures of joints enable it to do what

resistance to crushing, tearing, and other forces

2

what are the 2 ways joints can be classified?

function or structure

3

what is functional classification of a joint based on

amount of movement

4

synarthroses

immovable; common in axial skeleton

5

amphiarthroses

slightly moveable; common in axial skeleton

6

diarthroses

freely movable; common in appendicular skeleton (all synovial joints)

7

what is structural classification of joints based on

material that binds bones together, presence or absence of joint cavity

8

what are the different kinds of structural classifications of joints

fibrous, cartilaginous, and synovial

9

what are some elements of fibrous joints

bones are connected by fibrous connective tissue, don't have joint cavity, most are immovable or slightly movable

10

what are the 3 types of fibrous joints

suture, syndesmoses, and gomphoses