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What terms describe movements possible at synovial joints?

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What terms describe movements possible at synovial joints?

Synovial Joints:

Synovial joints are the places in the body where two bones meet but do not form a connection. They are held together by muscle fibers and ligaments. They also have cartilage and fluid sacks separating them and cushioning the ends of the bones. These are the joints responsible for our range of motion.

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There are five major movements associated with synovial joints. These are abduction, adduction, flexion, extension, and rotation. Abduction means a...

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The Six Types of Synovial Joints: Examples & Definition

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