Flashcards in Cartilage Deck (21)
Name three types of cartilage
Which cells form cartilage?
Where do chondrocytes come from?
Protein and their purpose in cartilage?
Collagen for strength
Elastin for elasticity
How does cartilage get nutrients? Why?
Because a vascular
Does cartilage feel pain?
No, cartilage does not have nerves
Purpose of hyaline cartilage?
Reduce friction and absorb shock
Purpose of elastic cartilage? (3)
Shape, elasticity, support
Purpose of fibrous cartilage? (3)
Hyaline cartilage found in? (3)
Elastic cartilage found in? (3)
Fibrous cartilage found in? (2)
What are ligaments? What kind of tissue?
Fibrous connective tissue connecting bones to each other
What are tendons and what tissue?
Connect bone to muscle
Fibrous connective tissue
What are joints?
Points where bones meet connected by ligaments
Three types of joints?
What are synarthroses and where found?
What are amphiarthroses and where are they found?
Slightly movable joints
What are synovial joints? (1) Where found? (2)
Synovial fluid lubricated bone-bone connection
Ball and socket joint in the shoulder
Hinge joint in the elbow
What is articular cartilage?
Connective tissue at bone ends in joints