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decreases the angle of a joint
flexion
increases the angle of a joint
extension
moves closer to the midline
adduction
moves away from the midline
abduction
turns the palm down
pronation
turns the palm up
supination
elevates the foot
dorsiflexion
lowers the foot (points the toes)
plantar flexion
moves a bone around its longitudinal axis
rotation
what makes up musculoskeletal system
muscles joints bones
2 bones joined together
joint
medical word for joint
articulations
does not move-skull
suture
movable-hinge/ball & socket
synovial
sac of fluid
bursa
cartilage in the knee
meniscus