Also found in: Thesaurus, Medical, Legal, Financial, Encyclopedia.


n.1.(Zool.) A joint of the cirri of the Crinoidea; a joint or segment of an arthropod appendage.
References in periodicals archive ?
From Articulus Entertainment, Operation Change is a groundbreaking television event about one family's quest to make the world a better place for everyone.
d" stands for distinctio, "q" for quaestio, and "a" for articulus.
In the sixteenth century, disagreement over the nature of justification was one of the principal causes of division in the Western Church; for Luther, justification was the articulus stantis vel cadentis ecclesiae (the doctrinal article by which the church either stands or falls).
It is still the articulus stantis vel cadentis vitae cristianae (the article of faith by which the Christian life stands or falls) in today's world.