SYNOVIAL JOINTS - OCR PE A-Level/AS

Ligament
tough elastic tissue band that attaches bone to bone
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Synovial fluid
lubricating fluid in the joint cavity - reduces friction and nourishes articular cartilage
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Articular cartilage
smooth tissue on articulating bones - absorbs shock and lets friction free movement happen
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Joint capsule
fibrous sac containing synovial membrane - strengthens joint by secreting synovial fluid.
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Bursae
fluid filled sac where tendons rub over bones - reduces the friction
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Card 2

Front

lubricating fluid in the joint cavity - reduces friction and nourishes articular cartilage

Back

Synovial fluid

Card 3

Front

smooth tissue on articulating bones - absorbs shock and lets friction free movement happen

Back

Preview of the back of card 3

Card 4

Front

fibrous sac containing synovial membrane - strengthens joint by secreting synovial fluid.

Back

Preview of the back of card 4

Card 5

Front

fluid filled sac where tendons rub over bones - reduces the friction

Back

Preview of the back of card 5

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