Unformatted text preview: • Gomphosis- a fibrous joint in which a cone-shaped peg fits into a socket. Ex: roots of the teeth in the alveoli (socket) of the maxillae and mandible. • Synchondrosis- a cartilaginous joint in which the connecting material is hyaline cartilage. The joint is eventually replaced by bone. • Ex,: epiphyseal plate and joints between the rib and the sternum. Articulations (Joints) of Bone Amphiarthrosis • Syndesmosis- (band or ligament joint)-similar to a suture but there is much more fibrous tissue between the bones and the joint is not as tight, which permits some flexibility. • Ex: distal joint of the tibia and fibula • Symphysis- (growing together)-a cartilage joint in which the connecting material is a broad, flat disc of fibrocartilage. • Ex: intervertebral joints and the pubic symphysis...
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This note was uploaded on 01/30/2012 for the course BSC BSC1085 taught by Professor Sharonsimpson during the Fall '10 term at Broward College.
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