Flashcards in Chapter 9: Skeletal System: Articulations Deck (132)
movement in an anterior-posterior (AP) plane that increases the angle between the articulating bones.
when a joint is extended more than 180 degrees
when the trunk of the body moves in a coronal plane laterally away from the body. this type of movement occurs primarily between the vertebrae in the cervical and lumbar regions of the vertebral column.
means to move away, and it is a lateral movement of a body part away from the body midline.
meaning to move toward the body midline.
a sequence of movements in which the proximal end of an appendage remains relatively stationary while the distal end makes a circular motion. the resulting movement makes an imaginary cone shape.
a pivoting motion in which a bone turns on its own longitudinal axis
the medial rotation of the forearm so the that the palm of the hand is directed posteriorly or inferiorly.
occurs when the forearm rotates laterally so that the palm faces anteriorly or superiorly.