Essays Tagged: "Synovial joint"

The Skeletal System

also allowing for movement. There are three types of joints in the body fibrous, cartilaginous and synovial. Fibrous joints provide no movement as the bones are tightly bound together with fibrous co ... connected at the joint by fibrocartilage (e.g. the pubis, and joints within the vertebral column). Synovial joints allow for free movement as a fibrous capsule, which encloses the joint, holds the bo ...

(9 pages) 168 0 4.7 Mar/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology > Human Biology

self immolation

h other smoothly.In some freely movable joints, such as the knee in the figure below, small sacs of synovial fluid called _______________ form, and act as shock absorbers.Skeletal System Disorders:Bon ...

(4 pages) 3 0 0.0 Oct/2014

Subjects: Art Essays > Drama