The symphysis pubis is a type of amphiarthrotic cartilaginous joint. It forms the articulation between the body's left and right pubic bones. More » Science Human Anatomy Bones

The coxal, or hip bone consists of the pubis, the ilium, and the ischium, as reported by Teach Me Anatomy. Those three bones are distinct and separate at birth but fuse together as people enter young adulthood. More »

The three bones of the os coxa, or hip bone, are the ilium, ischium and pubis, according to Dartmouth College. By adulthood, these three bones have grown together to form a single bone. When combined with the sacrum, the... More »

The pubis symphysis is between the right and left pubic bones. This secondary cartilaginous joint is in front of the urinary bladder, above the external genitalia, in both women and men, and it unites the right and left ... More » Science Human Anatomy Bones

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 » Science Human Anatomy Bones

A saddle joint is a synovial joint that allows side-to-side and back-and-forth movement with small amounts of rotation. The most obvious example in the human body is the joint at the base of the thumb. More »

A facet joint, also called a zygapophysial joint, is a joint connecting one vertebra and another. There are four facet joints at the back of a vertebra, and they're found on the extensions of the bone. These joints don't... More » Science Human Anatomy Bones