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Foot (metatarsophalangeal)
Type of joint: Synovial (condyloid)
Number of axes of rotation: 2
Movements possible: flexion & extension; abduction & adduction; circumduction
Ankle (talocrural)
Type of joint: Synovial (hinge)
Number of axes of rotation: 1
Movements possible: Plantarflexion & dorsiflexion
Between distal tibia & fibula
Type of joint: Fibrous
Number of axes of rotation: 0
Movements possible: slight movement possible
Knee (tibia & femur)
Type of joint: Synovial (modified hinge)
Number of axes of rotation: 2
Movements possible: Flexion & extension; internal & external rotation
Hip
Type of joint: Synovial (ball & socket)
Number of axes of rotation: 3
Movements possible: Flexion & extension; abduction & adduction; internal & external rotation
Hand (metacarpophalangeal)
Type of joint: Synovial (condyloid)
Number of axes of rotation: 2
Movements possible: Flexion & Extension; abduction & adduction; circumduction
Thumb
Type of joint: Synovial (saddle)
Number of axes of rotation: 3
Movement possible: Flexion & extension; abduction & adduction; circumduction; opposition
Wrist (radiocarpal)
Type of joint: Synovial
Number of axes of rotation: 2
Movements possible: Flexion & extension; abduction & adduction; circumduction
Proximal radioulnar
Type of joint: Synovial (pivot)
Number of axes of rotation: 1
Movements possible: Pronation & supination
Elbow (ulna & humerus)
Type of joint: Synovial (hinge)
Number of axes of rotation: 1
Movements possible: Flexion & extension
Shoulder
Type of joint: Synovial (Ball & socket)
Number of axes of rotation: 3
Movements Possible: Flexion & extension; abduction & adduction; circumduction; internal & external rotation.
Ribs & Sternum
Type of Joint: Cartilaginous
Number of axes of rotation: 0
Movements possible: slight movement possible.