Human Anatomy & Physiology (9th Edition)

Published by Pearson
ISBN 10: 0321743261
ISBN 13: 978-0-32174-326-8

Chapter 8 - Joints - Review Questions - Page 274: 14


Uniaxial joints include pivot and hinge joints. Biaxial joints include saddle and condyloid joints. Multiaxial joints include ball and socket and our neck.

Work Step by Step

A uniaxial joint happens under one axis, like our elbow. A biaxial joint occurs under two axes, like our thumb. Multiaxial joints occur on 3 or more axes, like our arm.
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