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Sagittal (or medial)

Divides body into two symmetrical right and left halves

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Coronal (or frontal)

Divides body into anterior and posterior halves

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Horizontal (or transverse)

Divides body into two upper and lower halves

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Flexion

Bending motion that decreases angle

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Extension

Bending motion that increases angle

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Abduction

Motion that pulls away from midline

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Adduction

Motion that pulls towards midline

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Supination

Rotation of palm or foot sole so that it is anterior

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Pronation

Rotation of palm or foot sole so that it is posterior

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Eversion

Tilt of sole away from midline

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Inversion

Tilt of sole towards the midline

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Medial Rotation (internal)

Rotation towards axis of body

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Lateral Rotation (external)

Rotation away from center of the body

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Vertical Axis and movement:

Comes down vertically along the body

Movement: Rotation

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Transversal Axis and movement:

Comes from right to left

Movement: Bending, flexio and extending, extensio

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Sagittal

Comes from front to back

Movement: Abductio, adductio