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What kind of synovial joint is a multiaxial joint?
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Synovial joints are freely movable joints that achieve movement at the point of contact of the articulating bones.
a synovial joint is a freely moveable joint
according to this site, yes. http://anatomy.med.umich.edu/musculoskeletal_system/joints_lecture.html
On good authority the best answer to your question is - ball&socket
ball & socket
The knee is the elbow is not
A multiaxial joint is a type of synovial joint. The x-axial refers to how many planes of the movement the specific joint provides, so in the case of a multiaxial joint, that m…eans it provides movement in many planes of movement (multiaxial usually refers to three, which can then also be stated as triaxial).
knee and elbow, ankle and wrist, hip and shoulder, intercarpal and interstarsal joints the hip and shoulder ^^ answer
Ball-and-Socket Joints. Smooth, hemispherical head fits within a cuplike socket. Only mutiaxial joints in the body are the shoulder joint - head of humerus into glenoid cavity… of scapula and the hip joint - head of femur into acetabulum of hip bone.
Yes, a Multiaxial joint is a "ball and socket"
The hip and shoulder.
The synovial joint is so called because the gap formed by the two articulating bones contains synovial fluid, which is a clear viscous fluid which lubricates the joints (as we…ll as the sheaths of tendons) to reduce wear and tear.
Shoulder and hip joints