Musculoskeletal System: Anatomical Terms Related to Joints and Muscles

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Musculoskeletal System: Anatomical Terms Related to Joints and Muscles
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  1. articulation
    a joint; the point where two bones come together
  2. bursa
    a fibrous sac between tendons and bones that is lined with a synovial membrane that secretes synovial fluid
  3. disk
    a flat, plate-like structure composed of fibrocartilaginous tissue found between the vertebrae to reduce friction

    • Includes:
    • - nucleus pulposus
  4. nucleus pulposus
    the soft, fibrocartilaginous, central portion of intervertebral disk
  5. ligament
    a flexible band of fibrous tissue that connects bone to bone
  6. synovial membrane
    membrane lining the capsule of a joint
  7. synovial fluid
    lubricating fluid secreted by the synovial membrane
  8. muscle
    tissue composed of fibers that can contract, causing movement of an organ or part of the body
  9. striated (skeletal) muscle
    voluntary striated muscle attached to the skeleton
  10. smooth muscle
    involuntary muscle found in internal organs
  11. cardiac muscle
    muscle of the heart
  12. origin of a muscle
    muscle end attached to the bone that does not move when the muscle contracts
  13. insertion of a muscle
    muscle end attached to the bone that moves when the muscle contracts
  14. tendon
    a band of fibrous tissue that connects muscle to bone
  15. fascia
    a band or sheet of fibrous connective tissue that covers, supports, and separates muscle

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