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1. Synchondrosis (synarthrotic)

Bones united by bands of hyaline cartilage

Movement occurs during growth process until ossification occurs

Joint between epiphysis and diaphysis of a long bone

2. Symphysis

(amphiarthrotic)

Articular surfaces separated by thin layers of hyaline cartilage attached to band of fibrocartilage

Limited movement, as when back is bent or twisted

Joints between bodies of vertebrae

Synovial (diarthrotic)

Articulating bones surrounded by a joint capsule of ligaments and synovial membranes; ends of articulating bones covered by hyaline cartilage and separated by synovial fluid

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