Where is the pivot joint located in the body?

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Where is the pivot joint located in the body?

Six Types of Synovial Joints:

Pivot joints are just one of the six types of synovial joints in the body. Synovial joints are the places where bones connect but are separated just enough to allow for a range of motion. The other five types of synovial joints are gliding joints, hinge joints, saddle joints, ball-and-socket joints, and condyloid joints.

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Pivot joints are found in the neck where the cervical vertebrae meet one another. Pivot joints are also called rotary joints because they allow the...

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The Six Types of Synovial Joints: Examples & Definition

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