Examples of fixed joints include the joints between the bones in the skull and the joint where the radius and ulna bones meet in the lower arm. Fixed joints, also known as fibrous joints, are places where two bones come ... More »

The four types of joints in the human body are fixed or fibrous joints, ball-and-socket joints, pivot joints and hinge joints. Joints occur at the point of articulation, or the point where two bones meet in the skeleton. More »

The BBC explains that the human cranium is composed of eight different bones. These bones are connected to each other via fixed joints, called sutures. In conjunction with the 14 facial bones, the cranium and face compri... More »

According to the BBC Science and Nature, the human arm consists of three long bones, known as the humerus, in the upper arm, and the ulna and the radius in the lower arm. Of these, the humerus is the thickest. More »

Flat bones in the human body include the ribs, sternum (breastbone), scapula (shoulder blade), pelvic girdle and many of the 29 bones that make up the skull. Flat bones act as protection for essential organs or as attach... More »

Some examples of a gliding joint are the joints located in the wrists, ankles and spine. Gliding joints, also called plane joints, connect two bone plates that glide past or against each other to facilitate movement. A h... More »

According to Medline Plus, suture joints are also known as cranial sutures and are comprised of bands of fibrous tissue that connect the bones of the skull. Cranial sutures are necessary for brain growth and development. More »