Joints

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105186
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Joints
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2011-09-29 11:55:23
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Synovial Joints
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Joints
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  1. decreases the angle between articulating bones
    flexion
  2. increase the angle between articulating bones
    extension
  3. bending the foot in the direction of the dorsum (upper surface)
    dorsiflexion
  4. bending the foot in the direction of the plantar surface (sole)
    plantar
  5. movement of a bone away from the midline
    abduction
  6. movement of a bone toward the midline
    adduction
  7. a combination of flexion-extension and abduction-adduction is succession
    circumduction
  8. movement of a bone around its longitudinal axis (medial or lateral)
    rotation
  9. movement of the forearm in which the palm is turned posteriorly and inferiorly
    pronation
  10. movement of the forearm in which the palm is turned anteriorly or inferiorly
    supination
  11. movement of the foot so that the sole is turned inward
    inversion
  12. movement of the foot so that the sole is turned outward
    eversion
  13. lifting up of a body part
    elevation
  14. oppisite of elevation; replacement of body part after elevation
    depression
  15. joints between carpals,tarsals;
    clavicle on the sternum and scapula
    gliding joints
  16. knee, elbow, ankle, inter-phalangeal joints
    hinge joint
  17. atlas rotates around the dens
    (shake heads "no")
    pivot joints
  18. joint at the wrist between the radius and carpals
    condyloid joint
  19. carpus and thumb
    saddle joint
  20. shoulder joint and hip joint are the only 2
    ball and socket joint

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