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movement away from midline of the body
movement toward midline of the body
act of bending or being bent
movement that brings limb into or toward a straight condition
backward bending, as of hand or foot
bending sole of foot; pointing toes downward
to turn downward or backward as with the hand or foot
turning the palm or foot upward
to raise a body part, as in shrugging the shoulders
a downward movement as in dropping the shoulders
movement in a circular direction from a central point (large circle in air movement)
moving thumb away from palm; the ability to move the thumb into contact with the other fingers
moving around a central axis
A __ of the cranium is an example of an immovable joint.
The bones of an immovable joint are seperated by a thin layer of __.
dense connective tissue
The bones of a slightly movable joint are often seperated by disks of __.
Intervertebral disks are composed of __.
__ are the most common type of joint in the human body.
__ acts as a joint lubricant in freely movable joints.
The pads of fibrocartilage between the articulating surfaces of teh knee are called __.
The fluid filled sacs sometimes associated with freely movable joints are called __.
The sacroiliac joint is an example of a __.
slightly movable joint
Articular cartilage is composed of __ tissue.