HyperDic: knuckle_joint

English > 2 senses of the expression knuckle joint:
NOUNbodyknuckle joint, knuckle, metacarpophalangeal jointa joint of a finger when the fist is closed
artifactknuckle joint, hinge jointa joint allowing movement in one plane only
English > knuckle joint: 2 senses > noun 1, body
MeaningA joint of a finger when the fist is closed.
Synonymsknuckle, metacarpophalangeal joint
Part offingerAny of the terminal members of the hand (sometimes excepting the thumb)
Broadersynovial joint, articulatio synovialis, diarthrosisA joint so articulated as to move freely
Spanishartejo, nudillo, nudillos
Catalanartell
English > knuckle joint: 2 senses > noun 2, artifact
MeaningA joint allowing movement in one plane only.
Synonymhinge joint
Broaderjointjunction by which parts or objects are joined together

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