retes :tion t the tline rther spe-3ise, nt at rt is, the and sof Joint cavity containing synovial lluid cartilages Periosteum -Bone-FIGURE 12,5 Synovial Joint Structure Tendon ol llexor carPi 12fli3lis-Tendon ot flexor pollicis longus Radial bursa Tendon sheath (opened) Tendon ol flexor digitorum superficialis Tendon of flexor digitorum prolundus LABORATORYl2 Articulations or recently thawed mammal joint. Wear protective gloves as you dissect the joint, and wash your hands thoroughly with soap and water after the dissection. Place the joint in front of you on a dissecting tray and cut into the joint capsule with a scalpel or razor blade. Note the tough, white material that surrounds the joint, This is the joint capsule, and it may be fused with ligaments that bind the bones of the joint together. Notice the synovial fluid, which is a slippery substance that pro-vides a siick feel to the inside of the capsule, Once you
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This note was uploaded on 02/09/2012 for the course BIO 102 taught by Professor William during the Spring '11 term at Harvard.