Dictionary of Human Evolution and Biology

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Saddle Joint

Type of synovial joint in which two bones with both concave and convex surfaces (forming a saddle shape) form a joint at the complementary surfaces. This type of joint allows a variety of movements; an example is the carpometacarpal joint. Aka sellar joint.

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