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Joints of Skull
Connective Tissue

Joints of Skull

Juncturae cranii

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The joints of the skull are the junctions between bones of the skull or between skull bones and other bones. Some are fibrous (syndesmoses and suturae cranii), some are cartilaginous (synchondroses cranii), and some are synovial.

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