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Cartilaginous Joints

Bones united by a band of cartilage. Temporary joint that disappears with the growth process. Ex. Some long bones in persons until approximately age 25 at the oldest. Synchondros is
Limited movement. Pad of fibrocartilage between bones. Ex. Symphysis pubis joint that joins the pubic bones. Invertebral disks that separate spinal vertebrae. Symphysis
The ends of the bones connected by a synovial joint are covered with a thin layer called _____ cartilage. This cartilage acts to prevent wear and excessive friction during movement. articular
The inner layer called the synovial membrane is a very thin membrane lining that secretes a clear fluid into the joint called _____. The fluid acts as both a joint lubricant and as a nutrient supplier for the cartilage within the joint synovial fluid
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