Freely movable joints are joints in the body with a high degree of mobility and flexibility. Joints are places where bones connect. They are generally classified as immovable, slightly movable and freely movable. More » Science Human Anatomy Bones

There are three primary classifications of joints, only two of which are movable: fibrous (immovable), cartilagenous (slightly movable) and synovial (freely movable). However, there are several subcategories of movable j... More » Science Human Anatomy

Slightly movable joints are also known as cartilaginous joints or amphiarthrosis joints. These types of joints are formed by bones that are connected by cartilage. The joints are only slightly movable and cannot rotate o... More » Science Human Anatomy
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