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General Anatomy > Joints; Articular system > Joint

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Description

A joint is the location at which two or more bones connect. They are constructed to allow movement (except for skull bones) and provide mechanical support


This definition incorporates text from the wikipedia website - Wikipedia: The free encyclopedia. (2004, July 22). FL: Wikimedia Foundation, Inc. Retrieved August 10, 2004, from http://www.wikipedia.org

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