Hinge Joint

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Hinge joint

A hinge joint is an articulation between the convex end of one bone and the concave end of another. This type of joint is uniaxial because it only permits movement in one axis. In the body, this axis of movement is usually bending and straightening, or flexion and extension. Examples include the elbow, knee, ankle, and interphalangeal joints.[1]

List of Hinge Joints

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  1. Juneja, Pallavi; Munjal, Akul; Hubbard, John B. (2022). "Anatomy, Joints". Treasure Island (FL): StatPearls Publishing. PMID 29939670. Cite journal requires |journal= (help)