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Bones and Joints

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harrypotter's version from 2015-10-25 23:39

Summary

This page helps you learn about the human body.

Bones

Question Answer
Shortnear wrist and ankles- have greater width than length
Flatprotect internal organs- found near ribs and cranium
LongMake up limbs- have greater length than width
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Joints

Question Answer
Ball and Socketone side is rounded, other is cup like- allows for huge range of movement- found in hip and shoulder
Condyloidovoid head of one bone, elliptical cavity of other bone- all movements except axial rotation- found at wrist to radius and at base of index finger
Saddlesimilar to condyloid- two saddle shaped ends meet, found in thumbs
Hingeonly allows flexing and extending- found in knee, elbow and phalanges of both fingers
Pivotone bone rotates around other- rotating movement-similar to jar lid
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