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Chapter 8 The Articular System

Synarthroses joints or unions between bones that do not allow movement
Amphiarthroses joints that allow only slight amount of movement
Diarthroses (Synovial Joints) free moving joints or articulation
Suture a type of synarthroses joint that two or more bones unite together by a thin fibrous tissue
Syndesmosis a type of synarthroses joint that two or more bones are connected (or held) together by ligaments
Gomphosis a type of synarthroses joint that a conical process fits into a socket and held together by ligaments
Symphysis a type of amphiarthroses where bones are connected by a disk of fibrocartilage
Synchondrosis a type of amphiarthroses where two bony surfaces are connected by hyaline cartilage
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