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Notes: joints and types of movements, continued (ch 7, part ...

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A layer of hyaline cartilage, or fibrocartilage, joins bones of cartilaginous joints. • allow limited movement. • example: the joints that separate the.
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NOTES: Joints and Types ofMovements, continued(Ch 5, part 4)*Joints are functional junctionsbetween bones.TYPES OF JOINTS**Joints can be classified according to thetype of tissue that binds the bonestogether.** FIBROUS JOINTS:• bones at fibrous joints are tightly joined by alayer of dense connective tissue.• little or no movement occurs at a fibrousjoint• Example: the sutures between the flat bonesof the skull CARTILAGINOUS JOINTS:• a layer of hyaline cartilage, or fibrocartilage,joins bones of cartilaginous joints• allow limited movement• Example: the joints that separate thevertebrae SYNOVIAL JOINTS:• most joints in the body aresynovial joints• allow free movement• bones at synovial joints arecovered with hyalinecartilage (“articularcartilage”) and heldtogether by a fibrous JOINTCAPSULE. SYNOVIAL JOINTS:• the joint capsule consists of an outer layer ofligaments and an inner lining of synovialmembrane (which secretes synovial fluid tolubricate the joint).• some synovial joints hav...