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Menisci

menisci

lie between the articular surfaces, and are attached to the capsule at the outer edge of the joint. Their function is to absorb shock, maintain joint stability and protect the bone surfaces.


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Re: A way to test Evolution

... joint as tension increases and therefore also maintain a more consistent moment arm through a variety of possible tendon loads. This differs from menisci, which are made of cartilage and rather act to disperse the weight of the body on joints and reduce friction during movement Is this the

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by Penfire
Wed Aug 04, 2010 9:06 pm
 
Forum: Evolution
Topic: A way to test Evolution
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Biology question

the criss cross structure holdind the menisci in place

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by tlo-newbie
Wed Jan 11, 2006 11:34 pm
 
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Biology question
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