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diarthritic joints14

BIO 180

gliding/ plane joints the relatively flat articular surfaces slide across one another with slight movement. ligaments usually restrict such movements. EXAMPLES:between carpals,tarsals,clavicles,and sternum
hinge permit angular movement in a single plane like the opening and closing of a door. EXAMPLE: elbow, interphalangeal joints, ankles, and wrist.
pivot nonaxial but they permit only rotation EXAMPLE: radius into ulna
condylar joint/ellipisoid joint an oval articular face nestles within depression in the opposing surface. EXAMPLES: metacarpals and wrist joints
saddle joints fit together like a rider in a saddle. each articular face is concave along one axis and concave along one axis and convex along the other. EXAMPLE: thumbs
ball and socket joints round head on one end rests in a cup shaped depression in another. EXAMPLES: humerus, femurs
Created by: alfinia