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The knee is an example of what kind of joint?

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It is a pivotal hinge joint.
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What kind of joint is the knee?

The knee joint is a type of hinge joint. It consists of three  compartments that allow the knee to bend and function.

Is the knee joint an example of a ball and socket joint?

No, the knee is not an example of this. The knee is an example of a hinge joint along with your elbow. The hip and shoulder joints are examples of a ball and socket joint as i

Is the knee joint a pivot joint?

No, knee joint is a compound joint (condyloid joint between tibia and femur and saddle joint between femur and patella). Yes, there is a pivot joint in the knee. Pivot joints

What is the knee joint?

The knee joint consists of the tibiofemoral joint and the patellofemoral joint. It is a combination of hinge and gliding joints, respectively. It is also in a class called fre

What type of joint is found in the knee?

Anatomically: pivotal hinge joint Structurally: synovial joint Functionally: uniaxial joint The knee joint joins the thigh with the leg and consists of two articulations: