Define joints. Describe any two defects of skeletal system. | web4study

Define joints. Describe any two defects of skeletal system.



 

Joints:

The junction of two or more bones in our Skeleton is called Joint. Joints can be movable or immovable.

Defects of Skeleton System:

(i) Dislocation of joints: In case of injury displacement of the two bones in a joint takes place, along with tearing of joint ligament and damage to the capsule. It causes nerve pain.

(ii) Osteoporosis: Osteoporosis is a disorder related to the aging process. Bones become porous and spongy, thinner and weaker in old age.

 


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