Human Anatomy & Physiology (9th Edition)

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ISBN 10: 0321743261
ISBN 13: 978-0-32174-326-8

Chapter 8 - Joints - Review Questions - Page 274: 4


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Factors affecting the stability of synovial joints include: -Articular surfaces providing the most stability have large surfaces and deep sockets and fit snugly together. -Ligaments prevent undesirable movements and reinforce the joint. -The tone of muscles whose tendons cross the joint is the most important stabilizing factor in many joints. (Page 255-256)
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