- Articulations of the body, principal
- The principal articulations (joints) of the human body include the following: Acromioclavicular Ankle (tibia-fibula and talus) Atlas and axis Atlas and occipital Calcaneocuboid Carpometacarpal Elbow (humerus, radius, and ulna) Femur and tibia Hip bone and femur Humerus and ulna Intercarpal: Carpal, proximal Carpal, distal Carpal bones (two rows with each other) Intermetacarpals Intermetatarsals Interphalangeal Knee (femur, tibia, and patella) Mandible (jaw) and temporal Metacarpophalangeal Metatarsophalangeal Pubic bones Radioulnar, distal Radioulnar, middle Radioulnar, proximal Radius-ulna and carpals (wrist) Ribs, heads of Ribs, tubercles and necks of Sacrococcygeal Sacroiliac Shoulder (humerus and scapula) Symphysis Sacroiliac Scapula and humerus Sternoclavicular Sternocostal Subtalar Talus and calcaneus Talus and navicular Tarsometatarsal Tibia-fibula and talus (ankle) Tibiofibular Vertebral arches Vertebral bodies Wrist (radius-ulna and carpals) Note the double entries involving the ankle, elbow, knee and shoulder. For example, Ankle (tibia-fibula and talus) and Tibia-fibula and talus (ankle).
Medical dictionary. 2011.
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