Skeletal System - Joints

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Define a 'Joint'
A joint is a point where two or more bones meet
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List the 3 types of joints
Fibrous (Fixed), Cartilagenous (Slightly Moveable), Synovial (Freely Moveable)
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List the 6 types of synovial joints
Hinge Joint, Pivot Joint, Ball and Socket Joint, Saddle Joint, Condyloid Joint, Gliding Joint
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What movement is available at a hinge joint? (2)
Flexion / Extension
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What movement is available at a pivot joint? (1)
Rotation
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What movement is available at a ball and socket joint? (5)
Flexion / Extension / Adduction / Abduction / Internal & External Rotation
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What movement is available at a saddle joint? (5)
Flexion / Extension / Adduction / Abduction / Circumduction
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What movement is available at a condyloid joint? (5)
Flexion / Extension / Adduction / Abduction / Circumduction
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What movement is available at a gliding joint? (1)
Gliding Movements
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Card 2

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List the 3 types of joints

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Fibrous (Fixed), Cartilagenous (Slightly Moveable), Synovial (Freely Moveable)

Card 3

Front

List the 6 types of synovial joints

Back

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Card 4

Front

What movement is available at a hinge joint? (2)

Back

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Card 5

Front

What movement is available at a pivot joint? (1)

Back

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