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Which joint does the highlighted area in the wrist represent


A

Hinge joint

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B

Ball and socket joint

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C

Condyloid joint

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D

Pivot joint

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Solution

The correct option is C

Condyloid joint


Condylar joint (condyloid joint) one in which an ovoid head of one bone moves in an elliptical cavity of another, permitting all movements except axial rotation; this type is found at the wrist, connecting the radius and carpal bones.
A hinge joint is a common class of synovial joint that includes the ankle, elbow, and knee joints
The pivot joint is exemplified by the joint between the atlas and the axis.
A ball and socket joint is a type of synovial joint, such as the hip and shoulder joints.


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