Classification of Classification of Joints!Joints!
3 types of joints if we classify by function3 types of joints if we classify by function(i.e., by the degree of movement(i.e., by the degree of movementpossible):possible):
Freely moveable jointsFreely moveable joints
Shoulder, knee, hip, elbow, interphalangeal, tarsal,Shoulder, knee, hip, elbow, interphalangeal, tarsal,and carpal jointsand carpal joints
Slightly moveable jointsSlightly moveable joints
Intervertebral discs, costosternal joints, pubicIntervertebral discs, costosternal joints, pubicsymphysissymphysis
Joints with little or no movementJoints with little or no movement
Skull sutures, mental symphysis, teeth in sockets,Skull sutures, mental symphysis, teeth in sockets,11
costosternal joint.costosternal joint.