JOINTS

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Function: SYNARTHRODIAL JOINTS

Structural: FIBROUS

IMMOVABLE

TYPES:
Sutures: Skull
Synchondroses: Growth plates

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Function: AMPHIARTHRODIAL JOINTS

Structural: CARTILAGINOUS

PARTIELLY MOVEABLE

TYPES:
Symphyses: Intervertebral discs, symphysis pubis
Syndesmoses: Distal ends of tibia and femur, radius and ulna

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Function: DIARTHRODIAL JOINTS

Structural: SYNOVIAL

FREELY MOVEABLE

TYPES:
GLIDING: Vertebrae
BALL AND SOCET: Hip, shoulder
SADDLE: Base of thumb
CONDYLOID: Wrist
PIVOT: Neck
HINGE: Elbow, fingers and toes