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Ligaments of wrist. Posterior view.
In a saddle joint (sellar joint, articulation by reciprocal reception) the opposing surfaces are reciprocally concave-convex.
The movements are as same as in the condyloid joint; that is to say, flexion, extension, adduction, abduction, and circumduction are allowed; but no axial rotation. Saddle joints are said to be biaxial, allowing movement in the sagittal and frontal planes.
- "Saddle joint - Definition, Movements, Examples and Diagrams". anatomy.co.uk.
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