fibrous joint

Definitions of fibrous joint
  1. noun
    an immovable joint (especially between the bones of the skull)
    synonyms: sutura, suture
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    coronal suture, sutura coronalis
    the suture between the parietal and frontal bones of the skull
    frontal suture, sutura frontalis
    the suture between two halves of the frontal bone (usually obliterated by the age of 6)
    intermaxillary suture, sutura intermaxillaris
    the suture between the two maxillae of the upper jawbone
    internasal suture, sutura internasalis
    the suture between the two nasal bones
    lamboid suture, sutura lamboidea
    the suture between the occipital and parietal bones
    occipitomastoid suture
    the suture between the occipital and the temporal bones; a continuation of the lamboid suture
    parietomastoid suture
    the suture between the parietal and the temporal bones
    interparietal suture, sagittal suture, sutura sagittalis
    the suture uniting the two parietal bones
    type of:
    articulatio, articulation, joint
    (anatomy) the point of connection between two bones or elements of a skeleton (especially if it allows motion)
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