Definition of synarthrosis in English:
noun (plural synarthroses /-ˌsēz/)Anatomy
An immovably fixed joint between bones connected by fibrous tissue (for example, the sutures of the skull).
- Two adjacent ribs, often five and six, and six and seven, sometimes articulate at their costal cartilages by a diarthrosis, synarthrosis, or syndesmosis.
- Examples of joints in the body that never move are the synarthroses in the skull.
- An example of a synarthrosis is the suture in the skull between skull bones.
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