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Gliding joint

Definition

noun, plural: gliding joints

A synovial joint in which only a slight, sliding or gliding motion is allowed in the plane of articular surfaces.


Supplement

Examples are the intermetacarpal joints and the acromioclavicular joint (between the acromion of the scapula and the clavicle).


Synonym:

  • plane (or planar) joint
  • arthrodia
  • arthrodial joint
  • arthrodial articulation

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I think this would go here... human & animal anatomy...

... generic is expected. Or your source has a different definition of "gliding." 8 - If it's humans AND animals, there's another type of muscle. ... connective tissue. 18 - I don't think it's referring to the hip-thigh joint, but rather the other bones of the hip. No way to be sure, though. ...

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Sat Jan 20, 2007 8:40 pm
 
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... generic is expected. Or your source has a different definition of "gliding." 8 - If it's humans AND animals, there's another type of muscle. ... connective tissue. 18 - I don't think it's referring to the hip-thigh joint, but rather the other bones of the hip. No way to be sure, though. ...

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by Darby
Sat Jan 20, 2007 3:45 pm
 
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... comes from the Greek word meaning __ 4: Red bone marrow _______ 5: The joints in your leg and arm are examples of what type of joint? 6: What is ... 2. 217 ??? 3. dried body 4. ? produces the body's blood cells? ? 5. Gliding 6. when a ligament is stretched too far 7. bones produce blood cells ...

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Wed Jan 17, 2007 10:28 pm
 
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Skin, muscles and joints

... Most skeletal muscles are arranged in opposing (antagonistic) pairs at joints. Within opposing pairs, one muscle, called the prime mover or agonist ... The joints at the phalanges, called planar joints, are only capable of gliding motion. The joints at the carpals, called condyloid joints, are ...

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by clarence
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