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third class lever


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A lever with its point of effort (force application) between the fulcrum (point of support or axis of rotation) and the resistance or load. It is the most common type of lever used in the human body. Since the distance between the resistance and the fulcrum is usually greater than the distance between the effort and fulcrum, the effort is greater than the load, but such levers provide a good range of movement at speed.

third class lever

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