gliding movement

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A movement produced as one flat or nearly flat bone surface slips over another similar surface. The bones are merely displaced relative to each other. The movements are not angular or rotatory. Gliding movements occur at the intercarpal, intertarsal, and sternoclavicular joints.

Subjects: Sports and Exercise Medicine.

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