Flashcards in Chapter 8 - Fibrous Joints Deck (13)
Articulating bones fastened together by a thin layer of dense connective tissue containing many collagenous fibers
Fibrous joints are named because the dense connective tissue holding them together includes many
Fibrous joints are between bones in
The three types of fibrous joints are
Syndesmosis, sutures, and gomphosis
In what kind of fibrous joint are the bones bound by a sheet or bundle of sense connective tissue?
What kind of fibrous joint are only between the flat bones of the skull?
In what kind of fibrous joint is a joint formed by the union of a cone-shaped bony process?
For example, where does a syndesmosis lie?
Between the tibia and fibula
The SHEET of connective tissue in a syndesmosis joint
This joint is flexible and may be twisted
The thin layer of dense connective tissue in a suture
Allow the skull to change shape slightly during childbirth, replaced by sutures as the bones continue to grow