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IntroductionThe movements produced at joints by muscles are given specific anatomical names, often referred to as “anatomical terms of motion”. We usually make the assumption that the body is in normal resting anatomical position, and that joint movement occurs from this resting position.
In this article, we explore the difference between an axis and a plane, before describing different joint movements in the context of the larger joints in the body.
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