Synovial Joint

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Ligament
Joins bone to bone, stabalising the joint
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Tendon
Joins bone to muscle, enabling movement
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Synovial Membrane
Produces synovial fluid
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Synovial Fluid
Lubricates Joint
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Articular Cartilage
Reduces friction, acting as a shock absorber
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Joint Capsule
Provides support
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Bursa
Prevents friction where ligaments, muscles, tendons or bones may rub together
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Card 2

Front

Joins bone to muscle, enabling movement

Back

Tendon

Card 3

Front

Produces synovial fluid

Back

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Card 4

Front

Lubricates Joint

Back

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Card 5

Front

Reduces friction, acting as a shock absorber

Back

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