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A type of diarthrosis permitting motion only in one plane. Also known as hinge joint.
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It has six subsections: condylar, espheroideal, ginglymus
, saddle, and trochoid synovials.
Knee joint has the feature of both ginglymus
and trochoid joint .
The articular disc which is a fibrocartilaginous or fibrous structure allows for smooth movement between the articular surfaces of the temporomandibular joint which move as an incongruent ginglymus
(Gillbe 1973; Nickel et al.