Joint Classification - acromioclavicular joint - It is the...

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Unformatted text preview: acromioclavicular joint - It is the junction between the acromion (part of the scapula that forms the highest point of the shoulder) and the clavicle . ability to raise the arm above the head. This joint functions as a pivot point (although technically it is a gliding synovial joint), acting like a strut to help with movement of the scapula resulting in a greater degree of arm rotation. glenohumeral (shoulder) joint - multiaxial synovial ball and socket joint and involves articulation between the glenoid fossa of the scapula (shoulder blade) and the head of the humerus (upper arm bone) intermediate radioulnar joint proximal radioulnar joint - trochoid or pivot joint between the circumference of the head of the radius and the ring formed by the radial notch of the ulna and the annular ligament....
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This note was uploaded on 12/02/2009 for the course IB 131L taught by Professor Lewis during the Spring '09 term at University of California, Berkeley.

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