Syndesmosis

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Syndesmosis
Gray's subject #70 285
Dorlands/Elsevier s_32/12777400

Editor-In-Chief: C. Michael Gibson, M.S., M.D. [1]


Overview

A syndesmosis is slightly movable articulation where the contiguous bony surfaces are united by an interosseous ligament, as in the inferior tibiofibular articulation.

Another example is found between the radius and ulna.[1]

See also

References

  1. "Module - Introduction to Joints". Retrieved 2008-01-29. 

External links

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