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what type of movement increases the angle of a joint 180 degrees beyond anatomical position?
what type of movement moves the trunk of the body in a coronal plane laterally?
movement where the proximal end of an appendage remains stationary while distal end moves in a circular motion:
superior movement of a body part:
inferior movement of a body part:
pivoting motion in which a bone turns on its own long axis so the anterior surface moves medially:
pivoting motion in which a bone turns on its own long axis so that the anterior surface moves laterally:
pivoting motion in which a bone turns on its own long axis:
dorsum of the foot or hand moves so the angle between it and the limb decreases:
wrist moves to decrease the angle between the palm and the forearm
intertarsal joints are moved to face the sole of the foot laterally
intertarsal joints are moved to turn the sole of the foot medially
palm of the hand is rotated to face posteriorly or inferiorly:
what type of movement increases the angle of a joint?
what type of movement decreases the angle of a joint?
lateral carrying away of a body part from the midline:
medial movement of a body part toward the midline:
two opposing surfaces slide back and forth or side to side, angle between bones does not change, limited movement is possible in any direction:
what type of movement involves an increase or decrease in joint angle?
palm of hand is rotated anteriorly or superiorly:
ankle joint moves to point the toes inferiorly:
thumb moves away from the palmar tips of the fingers:
thumb moves toward the palmar tips of the fingers as it crosses the palm of the hand
body part moves posteriorly in a horizontal plane:
body part moves anteriorly in a horizontal plane: