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immovable joint

[ ĭ-mōōvə-bəl ]
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n.

A union of two bones by fibrous tissue, such as a syndesmosis or gomphosis, in which there is no joint cavity and little motion is possible.fibrous joint synarthrodia synarthrodial joint synarthrosis

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