Pivot-(which act like a turnstlie) have a circular position of one bone that spins inside a ring-shape portion of the other bone. Found in necj and forearm. They can only rotate
Ball and socket-Consists of a spherical bone. articulating with a cup shaped socket on the other bone. Found in hips and shoulders. Allows for the greatest movement.
Hinge-Found in the knees and elbows. One bone is in the shape of a cylinder and the other a trough. can eithe open or close.
Glinding- are the flat , or slightly curved, platelike bones found in your wrists and ankles. Slide back & forth.
Saddle- Have a bone shaped just like a saddle and another bone similar a horses back. found in the base of the thumb. Rock up and down and side to side.
Ellipsodial (condolyloid)-Provide two axes of movement through the same bone, like the joints formed at the wrist with both the radius and ulna. Ex,. knuckles of your fingers