Types of Fibrous Joints Synarthroses Sutures – dense fibrous connective tissues in the skull. Syndesmoses – ligaments or membranes holding bones together. Example: tibia and fibula. Gomphoses – where the roots of the teeth attach to bone.
Types of Cartilaginous Joints Synchondroses – hyaline connection as in epiphyseal plates; ribs to manubrium. Symphyses – hyaline and fibrocartilage join the pubic bones.
Synovial Joints Have the following as part of the joint: Articular capsule Synovial fluid Accessory ligaments Articular discs / menisci Bursa
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