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Synovial joint

Definition

noun

The most common and movable type of joint which is characterized by the presence of a layer of fibrocartilage or hyaline cartilage that lines the opposing bony surfaces, as well as a lubricating synovial fluid within the synovial cavity.


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These joints are the most movable type of joints in the human body in contrast to cartilaginous joints (such as synchondroses and symphyses) and fibrous joints (such as sutures, gomphoses and syndesmoses).


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Trying to prove height increase...need help

... is due an increase in bone length and not due to enlargement of the synovial cavity. I can compare individual bones between one finger than another(although ... it works but the method is based on Lengthening of Mouse Hindlimbs by Joint Loading by Ping Zhang/Hiroki Yokota. However, I had to use ...

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by MiniGolfer
Thu Jul 24, 2014 9:09 pm
 
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Trying to prove height increase...need help
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synovial joints - please help

... gratful for any advice. it reads - "select five different types of synovial joint and analyse the movements these joints are able to bring about, through the action of ...

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by rickson
Wed Feb 09, 2011 10:42 pm
 
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: synovial joints - please help
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The Fiber Disease

... to insect bites, wounds, injuries and the like, causing infection in synovial fluids and joint inflammation. Moreover, Streptococcus spp. and Staphylococcus spp. are frequently linked ...

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by Nadas Moksha
Tue Nov 28, 2006 6:52 pm
 
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: The Fiber Disease
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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 constantly it`s ...

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by Beetle
Thu Jun 23, 2005 11:13 pm
 
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: clicking my big toes
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Views: 27443

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 ... in volume comes a decrease in pressure. So as the pressure of the synovial fluid drops, gases dissolved in the fluid become less soluble, forming ...

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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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