Essays Tagged: "Synovial Membrane"

This essay is about the patella tendon or patella ligament and the injury to it called Patellar Tendonitis.

ral patellar retinacula. The dorsal surface of the "ligamentum patellæ" is kept away from the synovial membrane of the knee joint by a large infrapatellar padding of fat. The ligament is also pr ...

(3 pages) 1594 0 0.0 Dec/2008

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine

biology glossary

stic tissue, attaching muscle to boneLigament - Bands of tough elastic tissue holding bones togetherSynovial Fluid - Lubricates and nourishes the tissue in the joint capsuleSynovial Membrane - This ti ... the tissue in the joint capsuleSynovial Membrane - This tissue lines the joint capsule and secretes synovial fluidJoint - Where two or more bones meetAntagonistic Pair - Muscles that work opposite eac ...

(2 pages) 2 0 0.0 Oct/2014

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology