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Reinforcement and Support of Synovial Joints

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ttran07's version from 2017-09-22 23:19

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Question Answer
Capsular ligamentsAll synovial joints
Extracapsular ligamentmed./Lat. collateral ligaments (Common)
Intracapsular ligamentsant/post cruciate ligaments (knee) capital ligaments (Hip)
MeniscusFibro-cartilage pad with shock absorbing capacity, knee, wrist, jaw, sterno-claviclular joints, easily torn or displaced
Bursa/ BursaeSynovial-fluid filled sacs near joints
Tendon SheathsSynovial-fluid filled sleeves @tendons
Hilton's LawNerves that innervates a joint..tends to innervate the adjacent skin and Muscles
Hilton's common termsMuscle spasm, it moves therefor you don't injure yourself.. the muscle contracts to protect the joint
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