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Bone and Muscle - Match Motion to Definition

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Flexion decreases the angle between the bones
Extention increases the angle between bones
Abduction moves a part away from the median plane of the body, as in moving the leg straight out to the side or fingers away from the midline of the hand
Adduction moves a part toward the median plan
Internal rotation rotation toward the center of the body; pivoting a bone towards the midline on it's own axis
External rotation rotation away from the center of the body; pivoting a bone away from the midline on it's own axis
Elevation moves a part up, as in closing the mouth
Depression lowers a part, moving it in the opposite direction from elevation
Pronation turns the palm of the hand down
Supination turns the hand palm side up
Dorsiflexion decreasing the angle between the top of the foot and the front of the leg
Plantar flexion increases the angle between the top of the foot and the front of the leg
Eversion turns the sole of the foot outward
Inversion turns the sole of the foot inward
Protrusion extended forward or laterally
Retrusion being pulled back
Protraction moves a part forward
Retraction moves a part backward
Antergrade moving or extending forward
Retrograde moving backward, inverse
Created by: malrey3