Fibrous Cartilaginous and Bony Joints

Objectives

When you have completed this section, you should be able to

  • describe the three types of fibrous joints and give an example of each;
  • distinguish between the three types of sutures;
  • describe the two types of cartilaginous joints and give an example of each; and
  • name some joints that become synostoses as they age.

Saladin: Anatomy & I 9. Joints I Text I I © The McGraw-Hill

Physiology: The Unity of Companies, 2003 Form and Function, Third Edition

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