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Flashcards in Joint Ligaments Deck (5)
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1

to create an envelope of movement is the function of what?

joint ligaments

2

name the 3 joint ligaments

1. temporomandibular joint ligament
2. sphenomandibular joint ligament
3. stylomandibular Joint ligament

3

which joint ligament(s) prevents too much protrusion
(pronounced during protrusion)

stylomandibluar and sphenomandibular joint ligaments

4

which joint ligament prevents excessive retraction?

temporomandibular joint ligament

5

side note:

in other words joint ligaments will prevent too much motion in either direction