Ball and socket j...
Ball and socket joint. Image source: OpenStax College, cnx.org
System: Musculoskeletal
Section: Anatomy
Modality: Diagram

- “ License: Original image licensed under Creative Commons BY 3.0 Author: OpenStax College, cnx.org Original file: 1 Image adapted into multiple s...”

Used in the following articles:

  • Synovial joints - “ Synovial joints are a type of joint with an articular capsule, consisting of an outer fibrous layer and an inner synovial membrane, which surround...”
  • Ball and socket joint - “ Ball and socket joints are a type of synovial joint where the spheroid articular surface of one bone sits within a cup-like depression of another ...”

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