Syndesmosis

Syndesmoses (singular: syndesmosis) are a type of fibrous joint where strong collagen rich connective tissue holds two portions of bone together allowing very little movement. They consist of an interosseous membrane and ligamentous thickenings.

Examples

Article information

rID: 42750
Section: Anatomy
Synonyms or Alternate Spellings:
  • Syndesmoses

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Cases and figures

  • Figure 1: radioulnar syndesmosis
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