Where are hinge joints found in the body?

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Where are hinge joints found in the body?

Hinge Joints:

Hinge joints are also classified as synovial joints and diarthrosis joints. Synovial joints are surrounded by synovial fluid to help bones move and diarthrosis joints means that the joints can move freely. Hinge joints are joints where two or more bones meet and move in coordination with each other.

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Hinge joints are located where two or more bones come together such as the elbow, knee, fingers, toes, and ankles. The knee joint is the most...

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The Six Types of Synovial Joints: Examples & Definition

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Learn what a synovial joint is and see the structure, characteristics and types of synovial joints. Also see examples and learn about synovial joint movements.


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