conjunct rotation

conjunct rotation (känˑ·jnkt rō·tāˑ·shn),

n small amount of rotation that occurs at a joint during flexion or extension; caused by the ligaments surrounding a joint and the shape of the joint surfaces.

conjunct rotation

the complicated movement whereby alternate flexion, adduction, extension and abduction brings about rotation.
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The research proposal includes the conjunct rotations in extremity joints as well as the documentation of individual coupling of spinal movements.