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Cartilage / Con Tiss

Cartilage and connective tissue

What is Hyalin? A type of cartilage that unites synchondroses or primary cartilaginous joints such as the union of the manubrium and the sternum
What is Fibrocartilage? A type of cartilage that joins symphysis or secondary cartilaginous joints by a plate such as the union of the bodies of the vertebrae
What is Synovial tendon sheaths? Tubular sacs wrapped around the tendons which occur where tendons pass under ligaments, retinacula, facilitating movement by limiting friction.
What is Bursa? A flattened sac of synovial membrane which facilitates movement by limiting friction.
What is a Ligament? Dense bundle(s) of parallel collagen fibers that hold two bones together, providing strength and stability to the joint.
What are Tendons? The extension of a muscle into a long fibrous cord that blends into the periosteum of a bone - connects muscle to bone
What is Superficial? Loose connective tissue between the dermis and the deep fascia.
What is Deep? Sheet of fibrous tissue that invests the muscles and helps to support them by serving as an elastic sheath providing origins and insertions for the muscles and fibrous sheaths or the tendons.
Created by: Nlockhart