HyperDic: hinge_joint

English > 2 senses of the expression hinge joint:
NOUNbodyhinge joint, ginglymus, ginglymoid jointa freely moving joint in which the bones are so articulated as to allow extensive movement in one plane
artifacthinge joint, knuckle jointa joint allowing movement in one plane only
English > hinge joint: 2 senses > noun 1, body
MeaningA freely moving joint in which the bones are so articulated as to allow extensive movement in one plane.
Synonymsginglymus, ginglymoid joint
Narrowerelbow, elbow joint, human elbow, cubitus, cubital joint, articulatio cubitihinge joint between the forearm and upper arm and the corresponding joint in the forelimb of a quadruped
interphalangeal jointAny of the joints between the phalanges of the fingers or toes
knee, knee joint, human knee, articulatio genus, genuhinge joint in the human leg connecting the tibia and fibula with the femur and protected in front by the patella
Broadersynovial joint, articulatio synovialis, diarthrosisA joint so articulated as to move freely
Catalangínglim
English > hinge joint: 2 senses > noun 2, artifact
MeaningA joint allowing movement in one plane only.
Synonymknuckle joint
Broaderjointjunction by which parts or objects are joined together

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