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    Uniaxial, biaxial, mutiaxial joints

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    Name two types of uniaxial, biaxial, and multiaxial joints

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    All of these joints are types of diarthroses, i.e. freely movable joints. They are all synovial joints as well.

    All hinge joints are types of uniaxial joints. Movement of these joints is primarily in a single plane. The motion is similar to that of a hinged door. Movement is typically flexion and extension. Some hinge joints are capable of hyperextension, such as when the ...

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    Uniaxial, biaxial, and multiaxial joints are identified in this solution.

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