Different Joints in the Body
Terms in this set (7)
formed between two or more bones where the bones can only move along one axis to flex or extend.
allows only gliding movement.
Ball and Socket Joint
partially spherical end lies in a socket, allowing multidirectional movement and rotation.
where one of the bones forming the joint is shaped like a saddle with the other bone resting on it like a rider on a horse.
has two types of movement but allows opposition movement only to a small degree. Its surfaces are ovoid and vary in both length
allows only rotary movement around a single axis.
metacarpal and phalangeal joints