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    Joints: Nonaxial, Uniaxial, Biaxial, and Multiaxial

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    Joint movements may be nonaxial, uniaxial, biaxial, or multiaxial. Define what each of these terms means.

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    A nonaxial joint is one that allows for no movement in any plane. An example would be a cranial suture.

    A uniaxial joint allows for movement in a single plane, i.e. "uni" (one), "axis" (plane or axis). These are also ...

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    Nonaxial, uniaxial, biaxial, and multiaxial joints are defined in this solution.