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Search Results for: articulation

Articulation

Articulation (Science: neurology) The ability to pronounce speech sounds, words and thoughts. (Science: orthopaedics,... Read More

Joint

Joint 1. To unite by a joint or joints; to fit together; to prepare so as to fit together; as, to joint boards. Pierced... Read More

Articular surface

Definition The surface of a joint at which the ends of the bones meet. Supplement Joints may be classified based on the... Read More

Olecranon

Definition noun (anatomy) The large process at the proximal end of the ulna of the forearm projecting behind the... Read More

Articulatio tarsi transversa

Definition noun Latin term for transverse tarsal articulation, which is a unit composed of talo-navicular joint and the... Read More

Articulatio radiocarpea

Articulatio radiocarpea --> wrist joint The synovial joint between the distal end of the radius and its articular disk... Read More

Tongue

Definition noun, plural: tongues (anatomy) The flexible muscular organ situated in the floor of the oral cavity; it is... Read More

Rotary joint

Definition noun, plural: rotary joints A synovial joint in which a section of a cylinder of one bone fits into a... Read More

Sellar joint

Definition noun A synovial joint in which the opposing surfaces resemble the shape of a saddle and are reciprocally... Read More

Condyloid joint

A joint is a point where two bones are attached and are capable of movement. The joints not only provide the movements of... Read More

Synarthrodial joint

Definition noun, plural: synarthrodial joints The joint that connects bones by fibrous tissue and allows only little or... Read More

Gomphosis

Definition noun, plural: gomphoses A type of fibrous joint in which a conical process is inserted into a socket-like... Read More

Peg-and-socket joint

peg-and-socket joint --> gomphosis (Science: anatomy) A form of union or immovable articulation where a hard part is... Read More

Ellipsoidal joint

Definition noun A synovial joint in which an oval-shaped process of one bone fits into an elongated or ellipsoidal cavity of... Read More

Articulatio trochoidea

Definition noun Latin for trochoid articulation, a synovial joint in which a section of a cylinder of one bone fits into a... Read More

Gliding joint

Definition noun, plural: gliding joints A synovial joint in which only a slight, sliding or gliding motion is allowed in the... Read More

Compound

Definition noun plural: compounds com·pound, ˈkɒmpaʊnd (general) A material made up of two or more parts or... Read More

Mantis

Mantis Definition A mantis (plural: mantises or mantes) refers to any of the insects that belong to the order Mantodea... Read More

Cartilaginous joint

Definition noun, plural: cartilaginous joints A joint covered with cartilage, such as hyaline or fibrocartilage to allow... Read More

Arthropod

Arthropod Definition What is an arthropod? An arthropod is an invertebrate living organism characterized by the presence of... Read More

Suture

Definition noun, plural: sutures (anatomy) A line of junction or the joint between two articulating bones, especially of the... Read More

Anatomy

Anatomy Definition Often we hear the term 'anatomy' while learning about the body and how it works. What is anatomy? What... Read More

Sphenethmoid

Definition noun It designed to both sphenoid and ethmoid regions of the cranium that surrounds the anterior portions of the... Read More