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Hinge joint

Definition noun, plural: hinge joints A synovial joint in which the transversely cylindrical convexity on one bone fits into... 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

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

Diarthrodial joint

What is a diarthrodial joint? A diarthrosis joint is a freely moving joint characterized by its mobility and joint cavity... Read More

Wings

wing-shell (Science: zoology) Any one of various species of marine bivalve shells belonging to the genus avicula, in which... Read More

Gate

Gate 1. A way; a path; a road; a street (as in Highgate). I was going to be an honest man; but the devil has this very day... Read More

Loop

Loop 1. A fold or doubling of a thread, cord, rope, etc, through which another thread, cord, etc, can be passed, or which a... Read More

Movable joint

Definition noun The most common and movable type of joint which is characterized by the presence of a layer of... Read More

Myosin

Definition noun, plural: myosins A family of motor ATPases that interact with f actin filaments Supplement Myosins belong to... Read More

Articulata

Articulata (Science: zoology) 1. One of the four subkingdoms in the classification of cuvier. It has been much modified by... Read More

Immune response

Immune Response Definition An immune response is defined as the reaction of the body in response to the presence of a... Read More

Synovial joint

Definition noun A movable joint comprised of a layer of fibrocartilage or hyaline cartilage that lines the opposing bony... Read More