the skeleton joint names and examples

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  • skeleton
    • skull
      • immovable joint
        • doesn't allow movement
    • shoulders
      • ball and socket joint
        • allows movement in all directions.
      • wrist
        • condyloid joint
          • allows movement in all directions but not as free as say the shoulders
    • knee+elbow
      • hinge joint
        • only allows movement forward or backwards.


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