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science test 3/19/08

ball and socket joint gives 360 degree range of motion. example: femur to pelvis
cartilage bluish-white tissue which lines the joint
immoveable joint doesn't move. example: skull
gliding joint slides along cartilage. example: vertebrate
pivot joint stays in one place but still alows for full range motion. example: wrists and ankels
ligaments bands connecting bone to bone
tendons bands connecting bone to muscle
female pelvis adaptoins 1. wider pelvis 2. tilted pelvis 3. smaller sacrum 4.bigger opening 5. rounded bottom of sacrum 6. slanted femurs
hinge joint between bones but allows movement to a certain degree. example: knee and elbow
skeleton functoins 1. protects organs 2. allows for movement 3. gives shape and support 4. makes new blood cells
Created by: crazylegsbb94