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Articulating bones fastened together by a thin layer of dense connective tissue containing many collagenous fibers

Fibrous joints

2

Fibrous joints are named because the dense connective tissue holding them together includes many

Collagenous fibers

3

Fibrous joints are between bones in

close contact

4

The three types of fibrous joints are

Syndesmosis, sutures, and gomphosis

5

In what kind of fibrous joint are the bones bound by a sheet or bundle of sense connective tissue?

Syndesmosis

6

What kind of fibrous joint are only between the flat bones of the skull?

Sutures

7

In what kind of fibrous joint is a joint formed by the union of a cone-shaped bony process?

Gomphosis

8

For example, where does a syndesmosis lie?

Between the tibia and fibula

9

The SHEET of connective tissue in a syndesmosis joint

Interosseous membrane

10

This joint is flexible and may be twisted

Syndesmosis

11

The thin layer of dense connective tissue in a suture

Sutural ligament

12

Allow the skull to change shape slightly during childbirth, replaced by sutures as the bones continue to grow

Fontanels

13

In a gomphosis joint, the ligament that surrounds the root of a tooth and firmly attaches it to the bone with bundles of thick collagenous fibers is called a

Periodontal ligament