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1

what's osteology?

the study of bones

2

what's arthrology?

the study of joints

3

what's myology?

the study of muscles and muscle tissue

4

what's neurology?

the study of nerves

5

what are bursae and where are they located?

  • sacs filled with synovial fluid that decrease the friction generated by the motion of one tissue over another
  • normal bursa are flat
  • located between
    • tendons and bony prominences
    • tendons and other tendons
    • bone and overlying skin