Synovial joints

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Allows movement in one direction only. e.g the elbow and the knee.

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Hinge joint

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Allows for rotation at the neck

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Pivot joint

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Allows as full range of movement as possible. e.g the hip

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Ball and socket joint

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Allows movement in two directions. e.g base of thumb

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Saddle joint

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allows movement forwards, backwards and sideways, but not rotation. e.g the wrist

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condyloid joint

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