Fibrous Joints

  1. Suture
    Found exclusively between the skull bones; consists of a small amount of connective tissue (the sutural ligament) holding the bone surfaces together
  2. Syndesmosis
    Consists of large surfaces of bones that are anchored together by a connective tissue membrane called an interosseous membrane
  3. Gomphosis
    Consists of a cone-shaped peg fitting into a socket and anchored by the periodontal membrane
  4. Define: Fibrous Joints
    • SYNARTHOSES
    • characterized by having some amount of fibrous connective tissue connecting neighboring bones. structural joints
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Fibrous Joints
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