The lubricant of a diarthrosis is called
A fluid-filled sac that eases the movement of a tendon over a bone is called a/an
joint allows one bone to swivel on another.
is the science of movement.
When the parathyroid is stimulated, it releases PTH, which induces bone
The joint between a tooth and the mandible is called a/an
suture, the articulating bones have interlocking wavy margins, somewhat like a dovetail joint in carpentry.
In kicking a football, what type of action does the knee joint exhibit?
The angle through which a joint can be moved is called the
range of motion
The joint that gives humans opposable thumbs is called the
Both the shoulder and hip joints are somewhat deepened and supported by a ring of fibrocartilage called a/an
The femur is prevented from slipping sideways off the tibia in part by a pair of cartilages called the lateral and medial
T/F. The teeth in sockets are an example of amphiarthrosis.
When a tendon passes over bone, a
reduces friction between the rubbing surfaces.
T/F. The pivot joint at the elbow is the only joint capable of pronation
The only amphiarthrotic synovial joint is the
An autoimmune attack against a joint results in
The type of joint that is capable of flexion, extension, abduction, adduction, circumduction, and medial and lateral rotation is the
Immovable fibrous joints in the skull are called
T/F. The pivot joint is a monaxial joint.
The inner layer of the fibrous capsule in a synovial joint is called the
T/F. Activities like swimming result in deterioration of the articular cartilage.
Turning the foot so the sole faces outward is called
In the epiphyseal plate, the zone where chondrocytes grow in size is called the
Zone of Hypertrophy
Decreasing the angle of a joint is called
The epiphyses of long bones are covered by
In endochondral ossification, the layers of mesenchymal cells differentiate into
before becoming osteoblasts.
Referring to the number of axes, the condyloid joint is
Osteoarthritis, also called
is when articular cartilage degenerates in aging joints.
is a hereditary disease in which uric acid crystals accumulate in the joints.
The primary makeup of bone tissue matrix is calcium phosphate salts and
The region between the diaphysis and the epiphysis of a bone is called the
Growth in length of a bone occurs by
When the level of dissolved calcium in the blood is high, the
secretes calcitonin, which induces calcium deposition.
Structurally, syndesmoses are a type of
A bacterial infection in osseous tissue is a condition called
Paget's Disease, or
is characterized by excessive bone resorption by osteoclasts.
The most common and deadly form of bone cancer is
Insufficient Vitamin D can lead to a condition called
A general loss of bone mass is a condition called
Most common in women who have had multiple pregnancies, the condition known as
causes bone softening and deformity.