Class 6 Biology Body Movements Types of joints in Human Body

Types of joints in Human Body

  • The bones present in our body form a framework this frame work is called Skeleton.
  • This frame work is necessary to support many organs present in our body, because of this framework we can stand still, can walk, can run and can do various physical activities.
  • Each part of our body has different work. So the structure of bones and joints present is also different from one another, you can observe this by feeling your hands, legs, ankle, knee, head, neck.
  • You also had come across the x-ray image of any of the body part which clearly shows the bones beneath the skin.



Different types of Joints

  • Ball and socket joints
  • Pivotal joints
  • Hinge joints
  • Fixed joints

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