Human Anatomy & Physiology (9th Edition)

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ISBN 10: 0321743261
ISBN 13: 978-0-32174-326-8

Chapter 8 - Joints - Review Questions - Page 274: 10


Bursae are also synovial membrane-lined sacs that prevent friction between the bone. They are located where ligaments, muscles, joints, skin, and where tendons overlie. The friction reducing structures called tendon sheaths.

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These are essential to our body. They are so essential, because as we would get older and walk more our bone would rub on each other causing friction which would cause damage like chipping for instance.
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