The point of articulation between two bones is a joint. It may a moveable joint or not. There are three types of joints based on movement
 

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Synarthroses- unmovable joints

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Amphiarthroses- slightly movable joint

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Diarthroses- highly movable joints. They are mainly synovial joints that have synovial cavity with synovial fluid between the surfaces of the joint. Most large joints in the body are synovial. Synovial joints can be further classified as follows

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Plane joint

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Ball and socket joint (spheroidal)

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Condyloid joint (bicondylar)

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Ellipsoid joint

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Saddle type joint (sellar)

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Hinge joint (ginglymus)

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Pivot joint (trochoid)

  Joints of the body

 

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