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1

What connects the bones of cartilaginous joints?

Hyaline cartilage or fibrocartilage

2

Articulating bones connected by hyaline cartilage or fibrocartilage

Cartilaginous joints

3

When bands of hyaline cartilage unite the bones, the cartilaginous joint is called a

Synchondrosis

4

When ossification completes, usually before the age of twenty-five, the synchondrosis joint becomes a

Synostosis, a bony joint

5

A bony joint is called a

Synostosis joint

6

A fibrocartilaginous fusion between two bones is a

Symphysis

7

What is the purpose of intervertebral disks?

They absorb shocks and help equalize pressure between the vertebrae when the body moves.