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An articulation, such as a hinge joint, which allows movement in one plane. In Cryptodira, the cervical vertebrae are articulated such that vertical rotation is permitted between the sixth and seventh, and seventh and eighth vertebrae, so that an S shape is formed which allows the retraction of the head in one plane.

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