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What is Fibrous Articulating bones fastened together by thin layer of dense connective tissue containing many collagenous fibers
Syndesmosis Bones are bound by long fibers of connective tissue that form an interosseous ligament
Suture Between flat bones of the skull, where the broad margins of adjacent bones grow together and unite by a thin layer of dense connective tissue called a sutural ligament
Gomphosis A joint formed by the union of a cone-shaped bony process in a bony socket
What is Cartilaginous Articulating bones connected by hyaline cartilage or fibrocartilage
Synchondrosis Bones united by bands of hyaline cartilage
Symphysis Articular surfaces separated by thin layers of hyaline cartilage attached to band of fibrocartilage
What is Synovial Articulating bones surrounded by a joint capsule of ligament and synovial membranes; ends of articulating bones covered by hyaline cartilage and separated by synovial fluid
Ball-and-socket Ball shaped head of one bone articulates with cup-shaped socket of another
Condyloid Oval-shaped conayle of one bone articulates with elliptical of another
Gliding Articlating surfaces are nearly flat or slightly curved
Hinge Convex surface of one bone articulates with concave surface of another
Pivot Cylindrical surface of one bone articulates with ring of bone and fibrous tissue
Saddle Forms between bones whose articulating surfaces have both concave and convex region
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