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Musculoskeletal system - Q – Anatomic Terms related to joints & muscles & A – Me

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articulation (Fig. 4-5) a joint; the point where two bones come together
bursa a fibrous sac between certain tendons and bones that is lined with a synovial membrane that secretes synovial fluid
disk or disc (Fig. 4-6) a flat, plate-like structure composed of fibrocartilaginous tissue between the vertebrae that reduces friction
nucleus pulposus the soft, fibrocartilaginous, central portion of intervertebral disk
ligament a flexible band of fibrous tissue that connects bone to bone
synovial membrane membrane lining the capsule of a joint
synovial fluid joint-lubricating fluid secreted by the synovial membrane
muscle tissue composed of fibers that can contract, causing movement of an organ or part of the body
striated muscle voluntary muscle attached to the skeleton
smooth muscle involuntary muscle found in internal organs
cardiac muscle muscle of the heart
origin of a muscle muscle end attached to the bone that does not move when the muscle contracts
insertion of a muscle muscle end attached to the bone that moves when the muscle contracts
tendon a band of fibrous tissue that connects muscle to bone
fascia a band or sheet of fibrous connective tissue that covers, supports, and separates muscle
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