Arthrology of Ant. Thorax: costochondral, sternocostal, interchondral and sternal joints Flashcards Preview

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1

what are the joints of the anterior thorax?

the costochondral, sternocostal or sternochondral, interchondral and sternal joints

2

What ribs will participate in the sternocostal or sternochondral joint?

rib 1 to rib 7

3

*What is the classification of the first sternocostal or sternochondral joint?

cartilaginous (amphiarthrosis) synchondrosis

4

What is the classification of the second - seventh sternocostal or sternochondral joint?

synovial plane (diarthrosis arthrodia)

5

Which of the sternocostal or sternochondral ligaments is unque to the second sternocostal or sternochondral joint?

the intra-articular ligament

6

What is the classification of the sixth through the ninth interchondral joints?

synovial plane (diarthrosis arthrodia)

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*What is the classification of the fifth - sixth or ninth - tenth interchondral joint?

fibrous (amphiarthrosis) syndesmosis

8

Which costal cartilages fail to form a joint at their sternal end?

the eleventh and twelfth costal cartilages

9

In the developing sternum, what joint classification is present between the manubrium, corpus and xiphoid process?

cartilaginous (amphiarthrosis) symphysis

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