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What are the five things characterize a synovial joint

Mobility, articular cartilage, joint capsule, synovial fluid, joint cavity

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What covers the articular ends of the bones

Articular cartilage ( hyaline cartilage)

2

What is the nerve vascular supply in articular cartilage

Doesn't have any

3

How does articular cartilage receive nutrition and remove waste

Synovial fluid; has no blood supply

4

Where are bursar located

Between the skin and the bones, tendons and bones, muscle and bones, ligaments and bones

5

What is the function of a bursa

Reduce friction between structure

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what structure, similar to bursa is completely wrapped around a tendon

synovial sheath

7

where are synovial sheaths commonly found

carpus, tarus, digits

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what is the function of a synovial sheath

reduces friction on a tendon as it crosses a number of joints