synovial joints

synovial fluid
clear,slipper fluid that lubricates the joint and stops the bones from rubbing together
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synovial membrane
releases synovial fluid and is the lining inside the joint capsule
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joint capsule
it is the tissue at a joint
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bursae
a sac filled with liquid that floats inside the joint to reduce friction between the tendon and the bone
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ligaments
bands of elastic fibre that attach bone to bone to restrict movement
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tendons
very strong, non-elastic cords
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Card 2

Front

releases synovial fluid and is the lining inside the joint capsule

Back

synovial membrane

Card 3

Front

it is the tissue at a joint

Back

Preview of the back of card 3

Card 4

Front

a sac filled with liquid that floats inside the joint to reduce friction between the tendon and the bone

Back

Preview of the back of card 4

Card 5

Front

bands of elastic fibre that attach bone to bone to restrict movement

Back

Preview of the back of card 5
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