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What joints are plane joints?

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What joints are plane joints?

Plane Joints:

Plane joints are joints where the articulating surfaces of the two bones are nearly flat, allowing only a gliding motion. This is why these joints are also called gliding joints, and sometimes arthrodial joints.

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Types of Joints & Joint Structures in the Body

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Chapter 8 / Lesson 14
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Joints allow you to walk, run, turn your head, and tie your shoes, among many other things. In this lesson, you will learn about the different types of joints and about the motion allowed by each type.


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