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terms for anatomical movements

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A number of terms are used to describe anatomical movement or resiting:

  • flexion
  • extension
  • lateral flexion
  • abduction
  • adduction
  • opposition
  • reposition
  • anteversion
  • inversion
  • eversion
  • supination
  • pronation
  • protraction
  • retraction
  • elevation
  • depression
  • circumduction
  • rotation
  • orthograde
  • retrograde
  • prolapse
  • herniation

Last reviewed 01/2018

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