• Joints are the part of the skeletal system that connect your bones.
  • A joint is a point at which two or more bones meet.
  • There are three main types of joints in the body.
  • Fixed joints do not allow any movement of the bones, which protects the brain from injury.
  • Movable joints allow the most movement.Types of movable joints include the ball-and-socket joint, hinge joint, pivot joint, and gliding joint.
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