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An articulation in which the bones are joined together by dense fibrous connective tissue, lack a joint cavity, and almost no motion is possible. Types are sutures, syndemoses, and gomphoses. (Most are synarthrotic joints.)
Type of fibrous joint. Bones held together by ligaments. EX) Distal tibiofibular (no movement btwn tibia and fibula)
Have no joint cavity, Bones held together by cartilage. Examples are growth plates, disks between vertebrae and the pelvic symphysis, slight movement
Structurally cartilagenous joint with hyaline cartilage, found temporarily in epiphyseal plates, permanently in costal cartilage (Functionally synarthroses - immovable)
bone ends separated by joint cavity w/synovial fluid; i.e knee, freely moving joints
articulating surfaces flat, only allow short gliding or transition movements; intercarpal/intertarsal joints and between the vertebrae
a freely moving joint in which the bones are so articulated as to allow extensive movement in one plane
Egg shaped end of one bone that fits into an oval cavity of another, allowing moving bon to go side to side and back & fourth
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