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3 types of joint classification?
Synarthrosis – Are immovable (skull), Amphiarthrosis – Slight movement, Diarthroses - permits free motion of joints (hip or shoulder)
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4 Basic functions of the skeleton?
1. MOVEMENT acts as levers 2. PROTECT soft tissues e.g. rib cage 3. MINERAL STORE especially calcium 4. RBC production in marrow
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Periosteum
• Glistening white, double layered membrane of connective tissue that covers outer surface of bone (secured by Sharpey's fibres). • Outer layer - dense & irregular connective tissue Inner layer - bone forming cells (osteoblasts) • Extensivel
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Functions of Periosteum
1. ISOLATES bone from surrounding tissues 2. ROUTING medium for nerves & vessels 3. GROWTH and repair of bones
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Cartilage
Tough flexible tissue composed of: – Chondrocyte cells surrounded by – Chondrin (collagen rich matrix) Hyaline cartilage – reduces friction between joints
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4 Basic functions of the skeleton?

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1. MOVEMENT acts as levers 2. PROTECT soft tissues e.g. rib cage 3. MINERAL STORE especially calcium 4. RBC production in marrow

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Periosteum

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Functions of Periosteum

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Cartilage

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