HyperDic: synovial_joint

English > 1 sense of the expression synovial joint:
NOUNbodysynovial joint, articulatio synovialis, diarthrosisa joint so articulated as to move freely
English > synovial joint: 1 sense > noun 1, body
MeaningA joint so articulated as to move freely.
Synonymsarticulatio synovialis, diarthrosis
Narrowerball-and-socket joint, spheroid joint, cotyloid joint, enarthrodial joint, enarthrosis, articulatio spheroideaA freely moving joint in which a sphere on the head of one bone fits into a rounded cavity in the other bone
gliding joint, articulatio planaA freely moving joint in which the articulations allow only gliding motions / motions
hinge joint, ginglymus, ginglymoid jointA freely moving joint in which the bones are so articulated as to allow extensive movement in one plane
knuckle, knuckle joint, metacarpophalangeal jointA joint of a finger when the fist is closed
mandibular joint, temporomandibular joint, articulatio temporomandibularisThe joint between the head of the lower jawbone and the temporal bone
pivot joint, rotary joint, rotatory joint, articulatio trochoideaA freely moving joint in which movement is limited to rotation
Broaderjoint, articulation, articulatio(anatomy) the point of connection between two bones or elements of a skeleton (especially if it allows motion / motion)
Spanisharticulación sinovial, articulatio synovialis, diartrosis
Catalandiartrosis

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