Anatomy of the Elbow Joint
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Anatomy of the Elbow Joint

Test your knowledge of the radial collateral ligament, anular ligament, and synovial membrane in the elbow joint. Identify key attachment points and functions of these structures.

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Questions and Answers

Which structure strengthens the lateral wall of the elbow capsule?

Radial collateral ligament

What is the attachment point of the anular ligament?

Radial notch of the ulna

What forms fatty pads between the synovial membrane and the fibrous layer of the elbow capsule?

Adipose tissue

Which movement does the head of the radius allow in the annular ligament?

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Study Notes

Elbow Capsule Structure

  • The annular ligament strengthens the lateral wall of the elbow capsule.
  • The annular ligament attaches to the radial notch of the ulna.
  • Fatty pads, also known as fat pads, are formed between the synovial membrane and the fibrous layer of the elbow capsule.
  • The head of the radius allows for rotation within the annular ligament.

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