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Define extension and Flexion

Extension: increases angle between bone
Flexion: decreases angle

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Define movement of adduction and abduction

Adduction: toward the body
Abduction: away from the body

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Define supination and pronation

Supination: palmar surface dorsal
Pronation: palmer surface ventral

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What is the movement of an extremity in plane describing the surface of a cone

Circumduction