What plane is the tibiofibular joint?

What plane is the tibiofibular joint?

plane synovial joint
The superior tibiofibular joint is a plane synovial joint, while the inferior one is a syndesmosis (fibrous joint). These joints allow no active movements.

What type of articulation is the distal tibiofibular joint?

syndesmotic joint
A syndesmosis is a complex fibrous joint between two bones and connected by ligaments and a strong membrane with slightly movement allowed. The distal tibiofibular syndesmosis/inferior tibiofibular joint is a syndesmotic joint.

What is the distal tibiofibular joint?

Anatomical terminology The distal tibiofibular joint (tibiofibular syndesmosis) is formed by the rough, convex surface of the medial side of the distal end of the fibula, and a rough concave surface on the lateral side of the tibia.

What two bones form the distal tibiofibular joint?

[1] The distal tibiofibular syndesmosis, which is comprised of two bones, the distal tibia and distal fibula, and four stabilizing ligaments, the anterior-inferior and posterior-inferior tibiofibular ligaments (AITFL and PITFL), the inferior transverse ligament (ITL), and the interosseous ligament (IOL), a distal …

What is syndesmotic?

A syndesmosis is defined as a fibrous joint in which two adjacent bones are linked by a strong membrane or ligaments. This definition also applies for the distal tibiofibular syndesmosis, which is a syndesmotic joint formed by two bones and four ligaments.

How many tibiofibular joints are there?

two joints
The tibiofibular joints are two joints of the leg, one superior and one inferior.

Which are locations of Synchondroses?

A synchondrosis joint is the first sternocostal joint (where the first rib meets the sternum). In this example, the rib articulates with the sternum via the costal cartilage. The rest of the sternocostal joints are synovial plane joints.