|Vertical section through the articulations at the wrist, showing the synovial cavities.|
|Gray's||subject #70 286|
The gliding joint allows one bone to slide over the other. The gliding joint in your wrist allows to flex your wrist. It also makes very small side motions. There are also gliding joints in your ankles. A gliding joint is a synovial joint, and a synovial joint allows lots of movement.
It is the form present in:
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