In which type of joint does a slightly flexible interosseous ligament bind the bones?
Where in the body would it be possible to find a joint called a symphysis?
|A)||tooth in a bony socket|
|C)||joint formed by two vertebrae and their intervertebral disc|
|D)||suture in the skull|
In a synovial joint, the purpose of the cancellous bone beneath the articular cartilage is __________.
|A)||to provide a smooth surface for articulating|
|B)||to absorb shocks and help protect the joint|
|C)||to hold together the bones of the synovial joint|
|D)||to secrete synovial fluid|
Some synovial joints, such as the knee, contain interior pads of fibrocartilage, called ______________, that help to stabilize the joint.
Which type of joint is the most mobile? The shoulder and hip are two examples of this type of joint.
Which of these joints is a gliding joint?
|A)||between the carpals and tarsals|
|B)||between humerus and ulna|
|C)||between the trapezium and first metacarpal|
|D)||between the axis and the atlas|
If a person bent their foot at the ankle upward toward the shin, it would be an example of __________.
Which of these ligaments is not found in the shoulder joint?
|B)||radial collateral ligament|
|D)||transverse humeral ligament|
The shoulder joint contains several bursae. The _______________ bursa is located between the joint capsule and the tendon of the subscapularis muscle.
Which joint is naturally loose and flexible and most likely to become dislocated?
Of the ligaments that reinforce the hip joint, which one is made up of a Y- shaped band that connects the anterior inferior iliac spine of the coxal bone to the intertrochanteric line?
Which of these traits does not characterize the knee joint?
|A)||interior cruciate ligaments|
|B)||thick joint capsule|
Soccer and football players, who often turn and change directions suddenly, are most likely to tear which knee ligament?
|A)||tibial collateral ligament|
|B)||arcuate popliteal ligament|
|C)||anterior cruciate ligament|
|D)||fibular collateral ligament|
Another term for dislocation of a joint is _______________.
The bursa located between the patella of the knee and the overlying skin is called the ____________ bursa.
What type of joint is the sagittal suture?
A tooth in its socket is an example of a joint called a ________.
Which of these terms includes all the other terms?
|B)||synovial joint capsule|
The term _____is used to describe the extra synovial-type membrane outside the knee joint.
Which of the following is the type of joint located between the trapezium and metacarpal of the thumb?
Which type of joint occurs at the radial notch of the ulna and the head of the radius?
Which of the following joints displays the greatest range of motion allowable?
|C)||acetabulum and femur|
Moving an arm so that it traces a cone is called _____.
What movement occurs when clenching the teeth?
Moving the right eye towards the right is an example of _______.
Standing on your toes as in ballet, is an example of ________.
Which of these is comprised of fibrocartilage?
|A)||transverse humoral ligament|
In which joint would the annular ligament be found?
Where would the ligamentum capitis be found?
|A)||acetabulum and femur|
|D)||dens and atlas|
Which term is used to define a complete dislocation of a joint?