joint classifications

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structural and funtional classifications

Synarthrosis

an immovable joint (structural fibrous joint)

amphiarthrosis

slightly movable joint ( structural cartilaginous)

Diarthrosis

A freely movable joint ( all diathroses (plural) are synovial joints

Fibrous joints

there is no synovial cavity and the bones are held together by a dense irregular connective tissue the sutures hold the skull bones together are fibrous joints

Cartilaginous

there is no synovial cavity and the bones are held together be cartilage the pibic symphyses is an example of a cartilaginous joint

synovial joints

the bones forming the joints have a synovial cavity and are united by the dense irregular connecrive tissue of an articular capsule and often by acessory ligaments

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