Symphysis

 


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Symphyseal joints exhibit limited range of movement and they are united by both fibrous and cartilaginous tissues.   An example of symphysis is the symphysis pubis which exhibits considerable movement during the process of pregnancy and parturition.   It is a very strong joint united by hyaline cartilage and strong fibrous ligament. Symphysis menti is considered to be false symphysis. Others are symphysis manubriosternalis, symphysis intervertebrales and symphysis sacrales.

 

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