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articulation
place of union between 2 bones
synarthroses
immovable joints
suture
found between skull bones--dense fibrous connective tissue
synchondroses
epiphyseal growth plate
amphiarthroses
moves with environment--pregnancy
symphyses
joint between pubic bones
syndesmoses
dense fibrous CT
diathroses
synovial, freely moveable joints
flexion
decrease the angle between 2 bones, bending
extension
increase the angle between two bones
diathroses
synovial, freely moveable joints
abduction
move something away from trunk or midline
adduction
move something toward midline
rotation
movement around a longitudinal axiz
circumduction
backcrawl
supination
radius and ulnar parallel--turn palms up
pronation
palms down
eversion
turn sole outward
inversion
turn sole inward
protraction
push a bone forward
retractoin
pull back
elevation
rasie a bone
depressoin
lower a bone
ball and socket joint
hip with femur
hinge
convex surface of one bone that fits into concave surface of another bone--puzzlepiece--knee, elbow
pivot joint
a rounded pointed or conical surface of one bone within a ring formed partly by bone and partly by ligament
condyloid
oval shaped condyle fites into an elliptical cavity--between ulna and wrist
saddle
articular surface of both bones are saddle shaped--metacarpal of thumb