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Flashcards in Terms Of Movement Deck (14):
1

Moving a body part in a superior vs inferior direction

Elevation vs depression

2

Bending vs straightening the joint

Flexion vs extension

3

Moving a limb away vs towards the medial line of the body

Abduction vs adduction

4

Rotating a limb away vs towards the medial line of the body

Lateral rotation vs medial rotation

5

Posterior vs anterior movement of the arm at the shoulder

Retraction vs protraction

6

Rotating the forearm so that the palm faces down vs up if the forearm is flexed

Pronation vs supination

7

Rotating the ankle so that the sole of the foot points away vs towards the other

Eversion vs inversion

8

Decreasing vs increasing the angle of the ankle joint

Dorsiflexion vs plantarflexion

9

Bending the spine to the side, away from the medial line of the body

Lateral flexion

10

Combination of flexion, extension, abduction and adduction

Circumduction

11

Spreading fingers vs bringing them together

Abduction vs adduction of fingers

12

Moving thumb backwards vs back to fingers

Abduction vs adduction of thumb

13

Moving thumb sideways away from fingers vs back towards palm

Extension vs flexion of thumb

14

Owing thumb and little finger together vs apart

Opposition vs reposition