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Joint capsule

Definition

noun

A sac-like fibrous tissue that envelopes a synovial joint.


Supplement

It consists of two layers: the outer fibrous layer, called stratum fibfosum, and the inner secreting layer, called stratum synoviale.


Synonym: articular capsule.


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why the bones contract after death?

... with contractile protein(s) can contract or shrink ;) I think it is joints that "shrink" thus take effect on bones attached to them. ... junction. Most joints are composed of cartilage, joint space, fibrous capsule, synovium, and ligaments. Of course there is matrix and intercellular ...

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by Dr.Stein
Thu Jan 19, 2006 4:01 am
 
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: why the bones contract after death?
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clicking my big toes

... said that when pressure get too low bubbles burst. If they are in the joint capsule and in the synovial liquid where do they burst? I think that when one can crack joints ...

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by Beetle
Thu Jun 23, 2005 11:13 pm
 
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: clicking my big toes
Replies: 18
Views: 27946

Cracking Knuckles

... Therapeutics, examined 300 knuckle crackers for evidence of joint damage. The results revealed no apparent connection between joint cracking ... of other types of damage, including soft tissue damage to the joint capsule and a decrease in grip strength. This damage is most likely a result ...

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by b_d_41501
Wed Jun 22, 2005 2:12 pm
 
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: Cracking Knuckles
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Views: 14387

clicking my big toes

... produce that CRACK when bubbles burst in the fluid surrounding the joint. When you stretch or bend your finger to pop the knuckle, you are causing the bones of the joint to pull apart. As they do, the connective tissue capsule that surrounds the joint is stretched. By stretching this capsule, ...

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by b_d_41501
Wed Jun 22, 2005 2:09 pm
 
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: clicking my big toes
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Views: 27946

Cracking Knuckles

what would happen to your fingers if the tissue of the capsule around the joint is damaged?[out of curiosity] Arthritis :)

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by biostudent84
Mon Jun 20, 2005 12:34 pm
 
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: Cracking Knuckles
Replies: 15
Views: 14387
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