Planar Joint

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Planar joint

A planar joint, or gliding joint, is defined as an articulation between bones that are both flat and of similar size. This type of joint is multiaxial because it permits many movements; however, surrounding ligaments usually restrict this joint to a small and tight motion. Examples include intercarpal joints, intertarsal joints, and the acromioclavicular joint.[1]

List of Planar 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)