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Encyclopedia > Condyloid articulation
Condyloid joint
1: Ball and socket joint; 2: Condyloid joint (Ellipsoid); 3: Saddle joint; 4 Hinge joint; 5: Pivot joint;
Ligaments of wrist. Anterior view
Latin articulatio ellipsoidea
Gray's subject #70 286
Dorlands/Elsevier a_64/12161206

In a condyloid joint (condyloid articulation, ellipsoidal joint) an ovoid articular surface, or condyle, is received into an elliptical cavity in such a manner as to permit of flexion, extension, adduction, abduction, and circumduction, but no axial rotation. Image File history File links Download high resolution version (1500x1000, 357 KB) Beschreibung: Gelenke Quelle: [1] Zeichner: Produnis Legende: Kugelgelenk Eigelenk Sattelgelenk Scharniergelenk Zapfengelenk Lizenzstatus: File links The following pages link to this file: Joint ... A ball and socket joint (enarthrosis, spheroidal joint) is a joint in which the distal bone is capable of motion around an indefinite number of axes, which have one common center. ... A joint is the location at which two bones make contact. ... Image File history File links Gray334. ... In human anatomy, the wrist is the flexible and narrower connection between the forearm and the hand. ... Latin is an ancient Indo-European language. ... Elseviers logo Elsevier, the worlds largest publisher of medical and scientific literature, forms part of the Reed Elsevier group. ... An oval or ovoid was originally an egg shape (from Latin OVVM); it is now usually used to refer to ellipses, but can also mean any similar shape, such as egg shapes or race-course shapes (a semicircle on either side of a quadrilateral). ... The articular is a bone in the lower jaw of most tetrapods, including reptiles, birds, and amphibians, but has become a middle ear bone (the malleus) in mammals. ... Categories: Move to Wiktionary | Anatomy stubs ... In anatomy, Flexion is movement whereby bones or other objects are brought closer together. ... In metaphysics, extension is the property of taking up space; see Extension (metaphysics). ... In anatomy and physiology, adduction is the moving of limbs towards the midline of the body. ... Look up abduction in Wiktionary, the free dictionary In logic, abduction is a method of reasoning; see abductive reasoning. ... This article is being considered for deletion in accordance with Wikipedias deletion policy. ...

The wrist-joint is an example of this form of articulation. In human anatomy, the wrist is the flexible and narrower connection between the forearm and the hand. ... A joint (articulation) is the location at which two bones make contact (articulate). ...

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