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German: Rotation

1 Definition

A rotation in anatomical terms are a rotating movement of a limb or a part o fit around its longitudinal axis. Another rotating movement called rotation is the one of the spine around its longitudinal axis.

2 Classification

A rotation is classified by its direction of the rotating movement.

3 Biomechanic

The morphological basis of the rotation is an analogous moving joint. These joints are ball-and-socket-joints and plane joints.


Specialties: Anatomy

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