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There are three primary classifications of joints, only two of which are movable: fibrous (immovable), cartilagenous (slightly movable) and synovial (freely movable). However, there are several subcategories of movable j... More »

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Slightly movable joints are also known as cartilaginous joints or amphiarthrosis joints. These types of joints are formed by bones that are connected by cartilage. The joints are only slightly movable and cannot rotate o... More »

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BBC states that the only movable joint on the skull is part of the mandible, or the lower jaw bone. According to the University of Washington School of Medicine, the joint formed around the mandible is known as the tempo... More »

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The wrist is one of the most complex joints in the body, comprised of multiple small bones and joints and capable of multiple degrees of freedom, according to eOrthopod. The anatomy of the wrist is complicated because it... More »

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The interphalangeal joints are all hinge joints, or joints that involve the articulation of only two bones and that only move in a single plane. The interphalangeal joints, like other hinge joints in the body, are synovi... More »

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Slightly movable joints are also known as cartilaginous joints or amphiarthrosis joints. These types of joints are formed by bones that are connected by cartilage. The joints are only slightly movable and cannot rotate o... More »

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A human foot has many structures, including bones, joints, nerves, blood vessel, muscles, ligaments and tendons. It has three sections, the forefoot, the midfoot and the hindfoot. More »

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