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movements of joints

synovial joints

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abduction Movement of a body part away from the midline. ex arm up
adduction movement of a body part toward the body. ex arm down
circumduction movement of the distal part of an extremity in a circular motion. ex arm in circle
depression movement of a body part inferiorly
elevation movement of a body part superiorly
dorsiflexion Bending of the foot at the ankle in an upward direction
plantar flexion movement of the ankle such that the foot (toes) point down
eversion movement of the foot outward
inversion movement of the foot inward
extension increase in joint angle. ex leg back
flexion decrease in joint angle. ex arm up
opposition placement of the thumb (pollex) such that it crosses the palm of the hand and can touch all of the remaining digits
reposition movement of the thumb to anatomic position after opposition
pronation movement of the palm from anterior to posterior
supination movement of the palm from posterior to anterior
protraction movement of a body part anteriorly (especially mandible and scapula)
retraction movement of a body part posteriorly (especially mandible and scapula)
rotation movement of a body part around its axis
Created by: adriana9
 

 



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