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What is the place where bones come together?
joints (articulation)
The type of joint found in any specific location is determined by what?
By the need for greater or lesser flexibility of movement.
Joints that are immovable (like the skull bone)are called what?
Suture joints
Name a partially movable joint.
Vertebrae
Joints that are freely movable (such as the hip joint) are called what?
synovial joints
Bursa
Pad-like sac or cavity near a joint.
Ligament
Band of connective tissue that binds bones to other bones
Synovial cavity
Space between bones at a synovial joint
Synovial fluid
Clear lubricating fluid of a joint
Tendon
Connective tissue that binds muscles to bones