Types of Joints

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Fibrous
Held together & fixed in place No movement Extremely stable eg. Cranium, Coccyx
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Cartiliginous
Little Movement Stable eg. Vertebrae
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Synovial
Freely Moveable Least Stable eg. Elbow, knee, hip, ankle
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Meniscus
Wedge of white fibro-cartilage between bone ends Makes joint more stable and reduces wear and tear
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Pad of Fat
Fatty pad that provides cushioning between Fibrous Capsule and a bone/muslce
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Card 2

Front

Little Movement Stable eg. Vertebrae

Back

Cartiliginous

Card 3

Front

Freely Moveable Least Stable eg. Elbow, knee, hip, ankle

Back

Preview of the back of card 3

Card 4

Front

Wedge of white fibro-cartilage between bone ends Makes joint more stable and reduces wear and tear

Back

Preview of the back of card 4

Card 5

Front

Fatty pad that provides cushioning between Fibrous Capsule and a bone/muslce

Back

Preview of the back of card 5

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