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What type of Diarthrodial joint is the elbow?

Last Updated: 17th May, 2020

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In hinge joints, the slightly rounded end of one bone fits into the slightly hollow end of the other bone. In this way, one bone moves while the other remains stationary, like the hinge of a door. The elbow is an example of a hinge joint.

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Correspondingly, what type of joint is Diarthrodial?

synovial

One may also ask, which type of joint is freely moveable such as the elbow and knee? Hinge joints

Also know, what type of synovial joint is the elbow?

hinge joints

Which joint is multiaxial?

A joint that allows for the several directions of movement is called a multiaxial joint (sometimes called polyaxial or triaxial joint). This type of diarthrotic joint allows for movement along three axes (Figure 9.1. 3). The shoulder and hip joints are multiaxial joints.

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