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Parts of a synovial Joint
These are terms associated with synovial joints
joints that allow free movement
thin layer of hyline cartilage that covers the ends of articulating bones
also called articular capsule holds together the bones of the joint
strong collagenous fibers that reinforce the joint capsule
a few cells thick and covers all surfaces of the joint.
the synovial membrane creates this closed space which is filled with synovial fluid
enclosed in a sac and the consistancy of uncooked egg white, it moistens and lubricates cartilaginous surfaces of the joint
discs of fibrocartilage that divide the joint
cushion and aid movement of tendons that glide over bony parts or other tendons