Synarthrosis
Identifiers
MeSH0011873
TA98A03.0.00.003
TA21550
FMA7491
Anatomical terminology

A synarthrosis is a type of joint which allows no movement under normal conditions. Sutures and gomphoses are both synarthroses. Joints which allow more movement are called amphiarthroses or diarthroses. Syndesmosesjoints are considered to be amphiarthrotic, because they allow a small amount of movement.[1]

Types

They can be categorised by how the bones are joined together:

References

  1. ^ The Musculoskeletal System. In: Dutton M. eds. Dutton's Orthopaedic Examination, Evaluation, and Intervention, 5e. McGraw-Hill; Accessed January 25, 2021. https://accessphysiotherapy-mhmedical-com.libaccess.lib.mcmaster.ca/content.aspx?bookid=2707&sectionid=224662311
  2. ^ Principles of Anatomy & Physiology, 12th Edition, Tortora & Derrickson, Pub: Wiley & Sons