Saddle joint

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Related to Saddle joint: Condyloid joint, plane joint
in sheet-metal roofing, a joint formed by bending up the edge of a sheet and folding it downward over the turned-up edge of the next sheet.

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The circular layout mimics how the thumb's saddle joint naturally moves, and with less-used keys on the outside, the need to reach is minimized.
It is a combination of a hinge joint- between the femur and tibia and a saddle joint between the tibia and fibular.