Structure of the Joint and the Functions of Each Component

The Structure of a Joint

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Tendon
Joins muscle to bone
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Ligment
Joins bone to bone
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Cartilage
Absorbs synovial fluid and acts as a shock absorber
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Pad of cartilage
Gives additional protection
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Synovial fluid
Act as a lubricant
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Synovial membrane
Secretes synovial fluid
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Fibrous capsule
Encloses joints
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Joins bone to bone

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Ligment

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Absorbs synovial fluid and acts as a shock absorber

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Gives additional protection

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Act as a lubricant

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