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Joints.... in the neck it's cervical vertebrae, like in the rest of your spine there are disks between the vertebrae to pad them and they are articualted in such a way to allow movement. In the elbow your radius and ulna meet your humorous bone to form the joint. At the knee the femur and tibia and fibula meet. Muscles, ligaments, and tendons provide contections between these and allow for movement. Cartilage and connective tissue between the bones allows for smooth movement.

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Q: What structure allows the body to bend at places such as the knees spine elbows and neck?
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