1. Syndesmosis


Bones bound by interosseous ligament

Joint flexible and may be twisted

Tibiofibular articulation

2. Suture (synarthrotic)

Flat bones united by sutural ligament


Parietal bones articulate at sagittal suture of skull

3. Gomphosis


Cone-shaped process fastened in bony socket by periodontal ligament


Root of tooth united with mandible


Articulating bones connected by hyaline cartilage or fibrocartilage

Essentials of Human Physiology

Essentials of Human Physiology

This ebook provides an introductory explanation of the workings of the human body, with an effort to draw connections between the body systems and explain their interdependencies. A framework for the book is homeostasis and how the body maintains balance within each system. This is intended as a first introduction to physiology for a college-level course.

Get My Free Ebook

Post a comment