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What is the study of joints?
arthrology
How do mobility and stability relate to one another?
inversely
Based on structure what are the three types of joints?
fibrous
cartilaginous
synovial
Based on function what are the three types of joints?
synarthroses
amphiarthroses
diarthroses
What are three characteristics of fibrous joints?
dense regular connective tissue
immovable
no joint
where do gomphoses occur in the human body?
between teeth and jaw
how are gomphoses classified functionally?
synarthroses
What is a suture
immovable fibrous joints between some bones of skull
where do sutures occur in the human body?
skull
How are sutures classified functionally?
synarthroses
bones joined only by dense regular connective tissue
syndesmosis
How are syndesmoses classified functionally?
amphiarthroses
What broad ligamentous sheet connect bones in a syndesmosis?
inerosseus membrane
where do syndesmoses occur in the human body?
radius-ulna
tibia-fibula
List the three types of fibrous joints
gomphoses
sutures
syndesmoses