Joints: Structure and Functions


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The meniscus of the knee is made of:

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1. Which structure helps to reduce friction between a bone and a tendon?

2. How is synovial fluid produced?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This quiz and worksheet combo can help assess your knowledge of joint structures. Some medical terms you will be assessed on include synovial fluid and meniscus.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Use this quiz and worksheet combo to assess your knowledge of:

  • Composition of the meniscus
  • Sac composed of synovial and fibrous membranes
  • Role of the meniscus

Skills Practiced

This quiz and worksheet combo can help you practice the following skills:

  • Defining key concepts - ensure that you can accurately define main phrases, such as synovial fluid
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you have gained regarding joint structures
  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the main points from the related anatomy and physiology lesson

Additional Learning

For more on this subject, review the accompanying lesson Joints: Structure and Functions. This lesson covers the following objectives:

  • Define joints
  • Identify traits of the synovial membrane
  • Learn the roles of a bursa
  • Describe a joint capsule