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ANKLE/FOOT JOINTS

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interphalangeal articulations , between phalanges are synovial hinges ONLY FLEX AND EXTEND
interphalangeal synovial ,hinge
metatarsophalangeal synovial, elipsoidal
intermetatarsal synovial gliding
calcaneocuboid synovial gliding
cunecuboid synovial gliding
intercuneform synovial gliding
ankle mortise: talo fibular and tibiotalor synovial ,hinge
ankle mortise/mortise joint another name for ankle
ankle joint flexes , etend and abducts and adducts slightly also inverts andeverts
tibiofibular (proximal) synovial ,hinge
tibiofibular ( distal) fibrous syndesmoisis
joints make it possible to support the body,protect internal organs and create movement
joint classification functional and structural
structural joint classification most widely used
functional synarthroses;immovable,ampiarthroses; slightly moveable,diarthroses; freely movable
structural fibrous; strongest joints of body IMMOVABLE,cartilaginous slightly movable and last but not leastsynovial freely movable
hinge (ginglymus) only flexion and extension (ANKLE)
gliding (plane) slight movement (intertarsal joints)
ellipsoid (condyloid) movement in two directions flexion,etension, abduction, adduction, & circumduction
syndesmoisis immovable united by fibrous tissue (inferior tibiofibular)
Created by: supertech1 on 2008-03-04



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