synarthrodia


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synarthrodia

 [sin″ahr-thro´de-ah]
fibrous joint. adj., adj synarthro´dial.
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fi·brous joint

[TA]
a union of two bones by fibrous tissue such that there is no joint cavity and almost no motion possible; the types of fibrous joints are sutures, syndesmoses, and gomphoses.
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synarthrodia

(sĭn′är-thrō′dē-ə)
n. pl. synarthro·diae (-dē-ē′)

syn′ar·thro′di·al adj.
syn′ar·thro′di·al·ly adv.
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fi·brous joint

(fī'brŭs joynt) [TA]
A union of two bones by fibrous tissue such that there is no joint cavity and almost no motion possible; the types of fibrous joints are sutures, syndesmoses, and gomphoses.
Synonym(s): immovable joint, synarthrodia, synarthrodial joint (1) .
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