A union of two bones by fibrous tissue such that there is no joint cavity and almost no motion possible; the types of fibrous joints are sutures, syndesmoses, and gomphoses.
Synonyms: articulatio fibrosa, immovable joint, junctura fibrosa, synarthrodia, synarthrodial joint.
(05 Mar 2000)
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