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Synovial joint

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

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

Synovial membrane

Definition noun, plural: synovial joints The connective tissue lining the inner surface of the joint capsule of a synovial... Read More

Joint capsule

Definition noun, plural: joint capsules A sac-like fibrous tissue that envelopes a synovial joint Supplement Synovial joints... Read More

Synovial fluid

Definition noun A clear, viscid fluid in the synovial joints and secreted by the membrane that lines the... Read More

Cartilaginous joint

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

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

Synarthrodial joint

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

Immovable joint

Definition noun A type of joint between bones in which there is no joint cavity, and with very little or no movement is... Read More

Hyaline cartilage

Hyaline Cartilage Definition Before we define hyaline cartilage, let us understand what cartilage is. What is cartilage? Is... Read More

Muscular system

Muscular System Definition What is the muscular system? The muscular system is a system that includes muscle cells and... 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

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

Hinge joint

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

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

Antecubital fossa

Antecubital Fossa Definition The antecubital fossa or the cubital fossa is the triangular-shaped hollow depression between... Read More

Joints of pelvic girdle

The joints of pelvic girdle, in anatomy, are the joints that unite the sacrum and the two hip bones, forming the pelvic... Read More

Articulatio radiocarpea

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

Body fluid

Body Fluids Definition What is body fluid? Literally, body fluid is the fluid of the body. The adult human body is ~50-60%... Read More

Fibrous membranes

Fibrous membrane --> fibrous articular capsule the outer fibrous part of the capsule of a synovial joint, which may in... Read More

Transcellular fluid

Definition noun A bodily fluid found in chambers created by the linings of epithelial cells Supplement The extracellular... Read More

Glycosaminoglycan

Definition noun (biochemistry) The polysaccharide unit of proteoglycan Supplement Glycosaminoglycans are the polysaccharide... Read More

Degenerative disease

Degenerative Disease Definition A degenerative disease is defined as a disease characterized by the worsening condition due... Read More