Joint
Definition of Joint:
The connection point between two bones or skeletal elements. The joint may be fixed or movable. (NCI)

The connection point between two bones or skeletal elements. The joint may be fixed or movable.

is an organ that constitutes an anatomical junction; it consists of two or more adjacent bones, parts of which are interconnected by organ parts that consist of various types of connective tissue. Together with other joints and bones, a joint constitutes the skeletal system. Example(s): pubic symphysis, knee joint, temporomandibular joint.
Joint is part of the Skeletal System Part group
Joint is also know as:
Articular
Articulation
Related Terms
Amphiarthrosis
Diarthrosis
Synarthrosis