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Anatomy of the Bone – Types and Structure of bone tissue

Anatomy of the Bone – Types and Structure of bone tissue

Anatomy of the Bone – Types and Structure of bone tissue Skeletal Anatomy Bone tissue is a type of connective tissue. Important functions SUPPORT and PROTECTION BODY MOVEMENT – muscles “pull” on bones BLOOD CELL FORMATION – hemopoiesis  occurs in red bone marrow STORAGE of inorganic salts – especially calcium phosphate, but also magnesium, sodium, […]

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Synovial Joints structures

Synovial Joints structures

Synovial Joints structures Synovial Joints structures consist of : – Synovial (joint) cavity – Articular cartilage – Articular capsule Fibrous capsule –Ligaments Synovial membrane   Accessory ligaments –  Extracapsular accessory ligaments –  Intracapsular accessory ligaments Articular discs (menisci) –  Pads of fibrocartilage –  Maintain stability & fit,  ↓ friction –  Torn cartilage Bursae –   Saclike […]

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