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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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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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BBC states that the only movable joint on the skull is part of the mandible, or the lower jaw bone. According to the University of Washington School of Medicine, the joint formed around the mandible is known as the tempo... More »

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The skeletal system consists of 206 bones and their associated tissues, including the cartilage, ligaments, tendons and joints. Its functions are supporting the body and protecting the vital organs. It also serves as anc... More »

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Fingers are longer than they are wide, have three hinge joints demarcated from the outside by bumpy wrinkles called knuckles, and have a horny sheath called a fingernail covering the top side of their tips. Fingers attac... More »

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A human foot has many structures, including bones, joints, nerves, blood vessel, muscles, ligaments and tendons. It has three sections, the forefoot, the midfoot and the hindfoot. More »

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