Joints

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Question 1
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Joints can be classified structurally as

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bony.

B

fibrous.

C

cartilaginous.

D

synovial.

E

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Question 2
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The synarthrosis that binds the teeth to the bony sockets is a

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A

suture.

B

gomphosis.

C

synchondrosis.

D

synotosis.

E

syndesmosis.

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Question 3
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An immovable joint is a(n)

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synarthrosis.

B

diarthrosis.

C

amphiarthrosis.

D

syndesmosis.

E

symphysis.

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Question 4
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Asynovial joint is an example of a(n)

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synarthrosis.

B

amphiarthrosis.

C

diarthrosis.

D

symphysis.

E

syndesmosis.

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Question 5
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Aligamentous connection such as an antebrachial interosseous membrane is called a

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syndesmosis.

B

symphysis.

C

synchondrosis.

D

synostosis.

E

gomphosis.

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Question 6
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Aslightly movable joint is a(n)

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A
synarthrosis.
B
diarthrosis.
C
amphiarthrosis.
D
gomphosis.
E
synostosis.
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Question 7
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Asuture is an example of a(n)

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synarthrosis.
B
syndesmosis.
C
symphysis.
D
diarthrosis.
E
amphiarthrosis.
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Question 8
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An epiphyseal line is an example of a

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A
gomphosis.
B
synchondrosis.
C
synostosis.
D
symphysis.
E
syndesmosis.
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Question 9
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Dense fibrous connective tissue is to a suture as a periodontal ligament is to a(n)

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amphiarthrosis.
B
syndesmosis.
C
synostosis.
D
synchondrosis.
E
gomphosis.
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Question 10
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An example of a synchondrosis is the articulation of the

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A
ribs with the sternum.
B
radius and the ulna.
C
femur with the acetabulum.
D
atlas and the axis.
E
navicular bone with the cuniform bones.
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Question 11
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A freely movable joint is a(n)

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A
synarthrosis.
B
diarthrosis.
C
amphiarthrosis.
D
syndesmosis.
E
symphysis.
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Question 12
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The intervertebral disc joint is called a

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A
synarthrosis.
B
glide joint.
C
condylar joint.
D
synchondrosis.
E
symphysis.
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Question 13
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Which of the following is one of the four major types of synarthrotic joints?

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A
suture
B
gomphosis
C
synchondrosis
D
synostosis
E
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Question 14
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Syndesmosis is to ligament as symphysis is to

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A
fibrous cartilage.
B
dense regular connective tissue.
C
periodontal ligament.
D
rigid cartilaginous bridge.
E
completely fused.
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Question 15
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Structurally, the pubic symphysis is classified as a ________ articulation.

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A
cartilaginous
B
bony
C
synovial
D
fibrous
E
diarthrotic
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Question 16
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Identify the incorrect pair.

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A
synarthrosis; immovable joint
B
amphiarthrosis; slightly movable joint
C
chondrosis; freely moving joint
D
gomphosis; articulation between tooth and bone
E
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Question 17
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Which of the following occurs when the articular cartilage is damaged?

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A
The matrix begins to break down.
B
The exposed surface appears rough.
C
Friction in the joint increases.
D
Normal synovial joint function is unable to continue.
E
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Question 18
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Which of the following is not a function of synovial fluid?

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A
shock absorption
B
increases osmotic pressure within joint
C
lubrication
D
provides nutrients
E
protects articular cartilages
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Question 19
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Bursae are found in all of the following areas except

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A
tendon sheaths.
B
beneath the skin covering a bone.
C
within connective tissue exposed to friction or pressure.
D
around blood vessels.
E
around many synovial joints.
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Question 20
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Which of the following is not a property of articular cartilage?

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A
covered by perichondrium
B
lubricated by synovial fluid
C
enclosed by an articular capsule
D
similar to hyaline cartilage
E
smooth, low-friction surface
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