cranial fibrous joints

cranial fibrous joints

[TA]
fibrous joints of the cranium, including the cranial syndesmoses, cranial sutures, and dentoalveolar syndesmoses (gomphoses).
Synonym(s): juncturae fibrosae cranii [TA]

cranial fibrous joints

the sutures and ligaments connecting the bones of the skull to each other and the syndesmoses holding the teeth in their sockets.

cra·ni·al fi·brous joints

(krānē-ăl fībrŭs joynts) [TA]
Articulations of the cranium, including the cranial syndesmoses, cranial sutures, and dentoalveolar syndesmoses (gomphoses).