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Joint Articulations and Movements PPT

Joint Articulations and Movements PPT

Joint Articulations and Movements PPT Functional / Structural Classification of Joints 1.Synarthrosis (no movement) 1.Bony Fusion (Synostosis) 2.Fibrous (Suture and Gomphosis) 3.Cartilaginous (Synchondrosis) 2.Amphiarthrosis (little movement) 1.Fibrous (Syndesmosis) 2.Cartilaginous (Symphysis) 3) Diarthrosis  (free movement) Always synovial joints mono, di-, and triaxial Strength vs. motility   The greater the range of motion,   the weaker the […]

June 15, 2012 | By | Reply More
Types of synovial joints

Types of synovial joints

Types of synovial joints Types of synovial joints are : 1. Gliding (plane) joint Articulating surfaces are flat Glides back-and-forth and side-to-side Rotation is prevented   2. Hinge joint Convex surface of one bone fits into concave surface of another Movement is flexion- extension Monaxial – in one plane   3. Pivot joint  A round […]

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