Human Body

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Fibrous tissues that connect bones. They help keep joints stable.
Ligaments
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Reduces friction at joints, allowing them to move freely
Synovial fluid
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Connect bones to muscles and enable movement
Tendons
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Provides movement in one plane for flexion and extension
Hinge
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Provides rotatory movement around a single axis for rotation
Pivot
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Provides 360 degrees rotation and movement in all planes for flexion, extension, abduction and rotation
Ball and Socket
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Provides movement in two planes for flexion, extension, adduction and abduction
Condyloid
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When the angle at a joint decreases
Flexion
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A turning or rotating movement around a single axis
Rotation
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When the angle at a joint increases
Extension
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The conical (circular) movement of a limb extending from the joint
Circumduction
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Movement away from the midline of the body
Abduction
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Movement towards the midline of the body
Adduction
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Movement at the ankle joint that points the foot downwards away from the shin
plantar flexion
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Movement at the ankle joint that points the foot upwards towards the shin
Dorsi flexion
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Card 2

Front

Reduces friction at joints, allowing them to move freely

Back

Synovial fluid

Card 3

Front

Connect bones to muscles and enable movement

Back

Preview of the front of card 3

Card 4

Front

Provides movement in one plane for flexion and extension

Back

Preview of the front of card 4

Card 5

Front

Provides rotatory movement around a single axis for rotation

Back

Preview of the front of card 5
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