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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 »

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A slightly movable joint, which is the point where bones connect, is a joint that allows for limited mobility. These types of joints are called amphiarthrotic joints and include the intervertebral disc. Fibrous connectiv... More »

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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 »

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The interphalangeal joints are all hinge joints, or joints that involve the articulation of only two bones and that only move in a single plane. The interphalangeal joints, like other hinge joints in the body, are synovi... More »

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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 »

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