Flashcards in Joint classification Deck (21):
What is a joint?
Where 2 or more bones meet
What are the 3 main types of joints?
How much movement do Fibrous joints allow?
How much movement do Cartilaginous joints allow?
How much movement do Synovial joint allow?
Varied wide range
What are the 3 types of Fibrous joints?
Where are Suture joints found?
Inbetween sections of the skull
Where are Gomphoses joints found?
Where the teeth articulate with the Maxillae (upper) and Mandible (lower)
Where are Syndesmoses joints found?
Where bones are held together by interosseus membranes eg middle radioulnar joint
What are the 2 types of Catilaginous joints?
What do Synchondroses cartilaginous joints have?
eg sterno-costal joint
What are Synchondroses cartilaginous joints?
A temporary joint with no movement
Joint between diaphysis and epiphysis of long growing bone
What do Symphyses cartilaginous joints have?
The end of bones are covered with Hyaline cartilage
Bones joined by disc of fibrocartilage and surrounding ligaments
What is an example of a Symphyses cartilaginous joint?
The joints between the vertebral bodies
What are the types of Synovial joints?
Ball & Socket
What do Hinge Synovial joints allow?
Flexion and extension only
eg elbow joint
What do Plane Synovial joints allow?
What do Pivot Synovial joints allow?
eg proximal radioulnar joint
What do Condyloid Synovial joints allow?
eg metacarpelphalangeal joint
What do Ball & Socket Synovial joints allow?
Movement in several axis
eg Hip and shoulder joints