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Joint vs. Synarthrosis — What's the Difference?

Joint vs. Synarthrosis — What's the Difference?

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Joint

A joint or articulation (or articular surface) is the connection made between bones in the body which link the skeletal system into a functional whole. They are constructed to allow for different degrees and types of movement.
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Synarthrosis

A synarthrosis is a type of joint which allows no movement under normal conditions. Sutures and gomphoses are both synarthroses.
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Joint

A place or part at which two or more things are joined.
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Synarthrosis

A form of articulation in which the bones are rigidly joined by fibrous tissue. Also called synarthrodia.
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Joint

A way in which two or more things are joined
A mortise-and-tenon joint.
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Synarthrosis

(anatomy) A type of joint in which two bones are connected rigidly by fibrous tissue
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Joint

A point of articulation between two or more bones, especially such a connection that allows motion.
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Joint

A point in the exoskeleton of an invertebrate at which movable parts join, as along the leg of an arthropod.
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Joint

(Botany) An articulation on a fruit or stem, such as the node of a grass stem.
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Joint

(Geology) A fracture or crack in a rock mass along which no appreciable movement has occurred.
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Joint

A large cut of meat for roasting.
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Joint

A cheap or disreputable gathering place
"The tavern is ... just a joint with Formica tables, a vinyl floor, lights over the mirrors" (Scott Turow).
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Joint

A building or dwelling.
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Joint

A prison. Often used with the.
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Joint

(Slang) A marijuana cigarette.
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Joint

Vulgar Slang A penis.
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Joint

Shared by or common to two or more
Our joint presence.
A joint income-tax return.
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Joint

Sharing with another or others
A joint tenant.
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Joint

Formed or characterized by cooperation or united action
Joint military maneuvers.
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Joint

Involving both houses of a legislature
A joint session of Congress.
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Joint

(Law) Regarded as one, especially with regard to tort liability or interest in property.
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Joint

(Mathematics) Involving two or more variables.
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Joint

To combine or attach with a joint or joints
Securely jointed the sides of the drawer.
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Joint

To provide or construct with joints
Joint a boom on a crane.
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Joint

To separate (meat) at the joints.
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Joint

Done by two or more people or organisations working together.
The play was a joint production between the two companies.
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Joint

The point where two components of a structure join, but are still able to rotate.
This rod is free to swing at the joint with the platform.
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Joint

The point where two components of a structure join rigidly.
The water is leaking out of the joint between the two pipes.
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Joint

(anatomy) Any part of the body where two bones join, in most cases allowing that part of the body to be bent or straightened.
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Joint

The means of securing together the meeting surfaces of components of a structure.
The dovetail joint, while more difficult to make, is also quite strong.
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Joint

A cut of meat, especially (but not necessarily) (a) one containing a joint in the sense of an articulation or (b) one rolled up and tied.
Set the joint in a roasting tin and roast for the calculated cooking time.
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Joint

The part or space included between two joints, knots, nodes, or articulations.
A joint of cane or of a grass stem; a joint of the leg
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Joint

(geology) A fracture in which the strata are not offset; a geologic joint.
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Joint

A place of business, particularly in the food service or hospitality industries.
It was the kind of joint you wouldn't want your boss to see you in.
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Joint

A place of resort for tramps.
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Joint

An opium den.
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Joint

Prison.
I'm just trying to stay out of the joint.
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Joint

(slang) A marijuana cigarette.
After locking the door and closing the shades, they lit the joint.
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Joint

A syringe used to inject an illicit drug.
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Joint

The penis.
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Joint

Sense}} A thing.
A Spike Lee joint
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Joint

(transitive) To unite by a joint or joints; to fit together; to prepare so as to fit together
To joint boards
A jointing plane
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Joint

(transitive) To join; to connect; to unite; to combine.
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Joint

(transitive) To provide with a joint or joints; to articulate.
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Joint

(transitive) To separate the joints; of; to divide at the joint or joints; to disjoint; to cut up into joints, as meat.
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Joint

(intransitive) To fit as if by joints; to coalesce as joints do.
The stones joint, neatly.
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Joint

The place or part where two things or parts are joined or united; the union of two or more smooth or even surfaces admitting of a close-fitting or junction; junction; as, a joint between two pieces of timber; a joint in a pipe.
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Joint

A joining of two things or parts so as to admit of motion; an articulation, whether movable or not; a hinge; as, the knee joint; a node or joint of a stem; a ball and socket joint. See Articulation.
A scaly gauntlet now, with joints of steel,Must glove this hand.
To tear thee joint by joint.
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Joint

The part or space included between two joints, knots, nodes, or articulations; as, a joint of cane or of a grass stem; a joint of the leg.
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Joint

Any one of the large pieces of meat, as cut into portions by the butcher for roasting.
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Joint

A plane of fracture, or divisional plane, of a rock transverse to the stratification.
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Joint

The space between the adjacent surfaces of two bodies joined and held together, as by means of cement, mortar, etc.; as, a thin joint.
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Joint

The means whereby the meeting surfaces of pieces in a structure are secured together.
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Joint

A projecting or retreating part in something; any irregularity of line or surface, as in a wall.
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Joint

A narrow piece of scenery used to join together two flats or wings of an interior setting.
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Joint

A disreputable establishment, or a place of low resort, as for smoking opium; - also used for a commercial establishment, implying a less than impeccable reputation, but often in jest; as, talking about a high-class joint is an oxymoron.
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Joint

A marijuana cigarette.
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Joint

Prison; - used with "the".
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Joint

Joined; united; combined; concerted; as, joint action.
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Joint

Involving the united activity of two or more; done or produced by two or more working together.
I read this joint effusion twice over.
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Joint

United, joined, or sharing with another or with others; not solitary in interest or action; holding in common with an associate, or with associates; acting together; as, joint heir; joint creditor; a joint bank account; joint debtor, etc.
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Joint

Shared by, or affecting two or more; held in common; as, joint property; a joint bond.
A joint burden laid upon us all.
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Joint

To unite by a joint or joints; to fit together; to prepare so as to fit together; as, to joint boards.
Pierced through the yielding planks of jointed wood.
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Joint

To join; to connect; to unite; to combine.
Jointing their force 'gainst Cæsar.
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Joint

To provide with a joint or joints; to articulate.
The fingers are jointed together for motion.
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Joint

To separate the joints; of; to divide at the joint or joints; to disjoint; to cut up into joints, as meat.
Quartering, jointing, seething, and roasting.
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Joint

To fit as if by joints; to coalesce as joints do; as, the stones joint, neatly.
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Joint

(anatomy) the point of connection between two bones or elements of a skeleton (especially if the articulation allows motion)
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Joint

A disreputable place of entertainment
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Joint

The shape or manner in which things come together and a connection is made
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Joint

A piece of meat roasted or for roasting and of a size for slicing into more than one portion
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Joint

Junction by which parts or objects are joined together
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Joint

Marijuana leaves rolled into a cigarette for smoking
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Joint

Fit as if by joints;
The boards fit neatly
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Joint

Provide with a joint;
The carpenter jointed two pieces of wood
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Joint

Fasten with a joint
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Joint

Separate (meat) at the joint
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Joint

United or combined;
A joint session of Congress
Joint owners
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Joint

Affecting or involving two or more;
Joint income-tax return
Joint ownership
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Joint

Involving both houses of a legislature;
A joint session of Congress
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