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Ball-and-socket, condylar, plane, hinge, pivot, and saddle
Ball-shaped head of one bone articulates with cup-shaped socket of another.
Oval-shaped condyle of one bone articulated with elliptical cavity of another
Articulating surfaces are nearly flat or slightly curved
Convex surface of one bone articulates with concave surface of another
Cylindrical surface of one bone articulates with ring of bone and ligament
Articulating surfaces have both concave and convex regions; surface of one bone fits the complementary surface of another
Movements in all planes, including rotation. Shoulder and hip.
Variety of movements in different planes but no rotation. Between Metacarpals and phalanges.
Sliding or twisting. Between wrist and ankle.
Flexion and extension. Elbow and joints of phalanges.
Rotation. Joint between proximal ends of radius and ulna.
Variety of movements, mainly in two planes. Joint between carpal and metacarpal of thumb.
Shoulder, elbow, hip, knee.
Primary examples of Synovial joints
How joints are grouped functionally (degree of movement).
Synarthrotic (immovable), amphairthrotic (slightly moveable), diarthrotic (free moving)