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Hinge joint

Definition

noun, plural: hinge joints

A synovial joint in which the transversely cylindrical convexity on one bone fits into a corresponding concavity on the other, resulting in movement limited to only one plane (i.e. forward or backward).


Supplement

Examples are the interphalangeal joints and the joint between the humerus and the ulna.


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Can anyone help me with these 2 diagrams?

... question is 1.match each part of the joint (lettered a-d to those indicated in the diagram above. a. tendons b. ... those indicated in the diagram above.) a. long bones b.short bones c. hinge joint d. ball and socket joint e. fixed joint f. spine thanks if anyone ...

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by wolf1994
Sun Apr 22, 2012 5:27 pm
 
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: Can anyone help me with these 2 diagrams?
Replies: 1
Views: 1215

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

... 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 ... connective tissue 12. exoskeleton 13. tendons 14. sweat 15. marrow 16. hinge 17. ball and socket 18. ball and socket :wink: Thanks again, --LaceFlowerCookies.

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by LaceFlowerCookies
Wed Jan 17, 2007 10:28 pm
 
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: I think this would go here... human & animal anatomy...
Replies: 9
Views: 8744

Skin, muscles and joints

... none of the above The skull is connected to the spine by a _________ joint, a type of __________ joint. pivot; synovial ball-and-socket; synovial hinge; gliding gliding; flexible none of the above The most flexible type of joint of the body ...

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by DriParker
Tue May 24, 2005 3:03 pm
 
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: Skin, muscles and joints
Replies: 15
Views: 11509


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