angular motion


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an·gu·lar mo·tion

(anggyū-lăr mōshŭn)
Movement of a body around a fixed point or axis; (e.g., in a body segment around a joint)

angular motion

body motion occurring as the result of one segment pivoting about a fulcrum, e.g. the leg (a multisegmented body part) shows angular motion at the hip, knee and ankle during the swing phase of gait, whilst the leg as a whole undergoes linear (forward) motion
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