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Chapter 15 - Vocabulary
Bending a limb or joint.
Straightening out a limb or joint.
Movement away from the midline of the body.
Movement toward the midline of the body.
Circular movement around an axis.
Turning the palm forward or up.
Turning the palm backward or down.
Fibrous membrane separating and eveloping muscles.
insertion of a muscle
Connection of muscle to a bone that moves.
origin of a muscle
Connection of muscle to a stationary bone.
skeletal (striated) muscle
Voluntary muscle connected to bones.
smooth (visceral) muscle
Involuntary muscle connected to internal organs.
Backward (upward) bending of the foot.
Bending the sole of the foot downward toward the ground.
bursae):Sac of fluid near a joint.
Connective tissue binding bones to other bones.
Joint in which apposed bones are closely united.
Space between bones at a synovial joint.
Fluid within the synovial cavity.
A freely moveable joint.
Membrane lining the synovial cavity. It produces synovial fluid.
Connective tissue that binds muscles to bones.