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Diarthrodial joint

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

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

Synovial joint

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

Hinge

Hinge 1. The hook with its eye, or the joint, on which a door, gate, lid, etc, turns or swings; a flexible piece, as a strip... 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

Knuckle

Knuckle 1. The joint of a finger, particularly when made prominent by the closing of the fingers. 2. The kneejoint, or... Read More