Flashcards in Chapter 8 - Examples of Synovial Joints - Hip Joints Deck (7)
The hip joint is a ____ joint
The major ligaments of the hip joint include
Iliofemoral ligament, pubofemoral ligament, ischiofemoral ligament
The ligament that consists of a Y-shaped band of strong fibers that connects the anterior inferior iliac spine of the hip bone to a bony line (intertrochanteric line) extending between the greater and lesser trochanters of the femur
The ligament that extends between the superior portion of the pubis and the iliofemoral ligament. Its fibers also blend with the fibers of the joint capsule.
The ligament that consists of a band of strong fibers that originates on the ischium just posterior to the acetabulum and blends with the fibers of the joint capsule.
The strongest ligament in the body
The iliofemoral ligament