A joint is the place where bones meet and are held together by ligaments.
What is a pivot joint?
A joint with limited movement e.g. spine, neck
What is a hinge joint?
A joint that can move in 1 direction e.g. elbows, knees
What is a ball and socket joint?
A joint that can move in any direction e.g. arms, hips
A firm tissue much softer and flexible than bone. It is a connective tissue found at the ends of the ribs, ears, nose and in joints between cartilage. Its main function is to hold bones together along with ligaments. It also reduces friction and acts as a shock absorber
A lubricant inside a joint that helps to reduce friction between the bones
Largest bone in the body
Smallest bone in the body
how many bones make up the average human skeleton?