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med-term 15g

joints & muscles

articulation coming together of 2 or more bones
suture joints immovable
synovial joints freely movable
joint capsule composed of fibrous tissue
ligament connective tissue, bone to bone
articular cartilage smooth glistening white tissue covers bone ends @ joints
synovial membrane lies under joint lines the synovial cavity
synovial cavity area b/w bones of joint filled w lubricating fluid
synovial fluid water & nutrients to nourish and lubricate joints- lessens friction on cartilage
bursae (singular: bursa) closed sacs of synovial fluid lined with synovial membrane, located near but NOT W/IN joint
tendon connective tissue - muscle to bone
striated muscle voluntary or skeletal muscle
fascia fibrous tissue that envelops and seperates muscles - contains muscles blood, lymph & nerve supply
smooth muscle involuntar or visceral muscles, internal organs (digestive tract, blood vessels, secretory ducts from glands)
cardiac muscle looks striated but is smooth in action, only in heart
origin of muscle attachment of muscle to stationary bone, the proximal end of bone
insertion of muscle attachment of muscle to bone that is going to move, distal end of bone
Created by: gma.d