Anatomy MCQ – Type of joint in growth plate

Which is the type of joint seen in the growth plate?

A. Primary cartilaginous

B. Secondary cartilaginous

C. Fibrous joint

D. Plane Joint


Correct answer : A. Primary cartilaginous

  • Growth plate is a primary cartilaginous joint
  • They are also known as synchondrosis / hyaline cartilage joints
  • The bones are joined by a plate of hyaline cartilage
  • It does not permit any movement
  • Other examples: Costochondral joint, I chondro sternal joint, Spheno-occipital joint

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