Save
Busy. Please wait.
Log in with Clever
or

show password
Forgot Password?

Don't have an account?  Sign up 
Sign up using Clever
or

Username is available taken
show password


Make sure to remember your password. If you forget it there is no way for StudyStack to send you a reset link. You would need to create a new account.
Your email address is only used to allow you to reset your password. See our Privacy Policy and Terms of Service.


Already a StudyStack user? Log In

Reset Password
Enter the associated with your account, and we'll email you a link to reset your password.
focusNode
Didn't know it?
click below
 
Knew it?
click below
Don't know
Remaining cards (0)
Know
0:00
share
Embed Code - If you would like this activity on your web page, copy the script below and paste it into your web page.

  Normal Size     Small Size show me how

Joints & Movement

QuestionAnswer
functional junctions between bones binds bones together joints
between bones that are close together example: flat bone of the skull fibrous joints
between the vertebrae allows limited movement cartilaginous joints
most joints of skeletal system allows free movement synovial joints
allows wide range of motion example: shoulder and hips ball and socket joint
oval shaped condyl fits into elliptical cavity of another bone example: wrist and ankle condyloid joint
like hinges on a door example: elow and phalanges hinge joint
mostly flat allows sliding and twisting movement gliding joints
allows limited movement around a central axis pivot joint
articulating bones have concave and convex regions example: carpals and metacarpals saddle joint
bending parts so that the angles between them decrease Flexion
Straightening parts so that the angle between increases extention
movement at the ankle that brings foot closer to shin Dorsiflexion
Movement at the ankle that brings foot farther from the shin plantar flexion
Extention of the part at the joint beyond the anatomical position Hyperextention
Moving away from mid line of the body Abduction
Moving towards mid line of body Adduction
Moving around an axis Rotation
Moving a part so the end so that the end follows a circular path Circumduction
turning the hand so that the palm is downwards Pronation
Turning hand so the palm is upward Supination
Turning foot so the plantar is facing out Eversion
Turning foot so the plantar is facing in Inversion
Moving a part backwards Retaraction
Moving a part foward Protraction
Rising a part Elevation
Lowering a part Depression
Created by: Mckenzie.wilson
Popular Anatomy sets

 

 



Voices

Use these flashcards to help memorize information. Look at the large card and try to recall what is on the other side. Then click the card to flip it. If you knew the answer, click the green Know box. Otherwise, click the red Don't know box.

When you've placed seven or more cards in the Don't know box, click "retry" to try those cards again.

If you've accidentally put the card in the wrong box, just click on the card to take it out of the box.

You can also use your keyboard to move the cards as follows:

If you are logged in to your account, this website will remember which cards you know and don't know so that they are in the same box the next time you log in.

When you need a break, try one of the other activities listed below the flashcards like Matching, Snowman, or Hungry Bug. Although it may feel like you're playing a game, your brain is still making more connections with the information to help you out.

To see how well you know the information, try the Quiz or Test activity.

Pass complete!
"Know" box contains:
Time elapsed:
Retries:
restart all cards