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Joins It is the place where two or more bones join. Some joints, such as those of the skull, are fixed; in them the bones are firmly joined together.
In other joints, called joints, the bones are mobile and allow the skeleton to perform movements.
The bones of a joint are held in place by ligaments, resilient cords made up of fibrous connective tissue. Ligaments are firmly attached to the membranes that line the bones.
Major diseases related to the skeletal system
The table below presents the main problems related to ossification, axial skeleton and joints present in humans.