Chapter 6,7,8 A&P exam Flashcards


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SYNARTHROSIS IS

(NO MOVEMENT) AT A SYNARTHROSIS, THE BONY EDGES ARE QUITE CLOSE TOGETHER AND MAY EVEN INTERLOCK.THESE EXTREMELY STRONG JOINTS ARE LOCATED WHERE MOVEMENT BETWEEN THE BONES MUST BE PREVENTED.

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AMPHIARTHROSIS

(LITTLE MOVEMENT)AN AMPHIARTHROSIS PERMITS MORE MOVEMENT THAN A SYNARTHROSIS, BUT IS MUCH STRONGER THAN A FREELY MOVABLE JOINT. THE ARTICULATING BONES ARE CONNECTED BY COLLAGEN FIBERS OR CARTILAGE.

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SYNDESMOSIS

(SIN-DEZ-MO-SIS) BONES ARE CONNECTED BY A LIGAMENT. ONE EXAMPLE IS THE DISTAL ARTICULATION BETWEEN THE TIBIA AND FIBULA