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n. pl. di·ar·thro·ses (-sēz)
Any of several types of bone articulation permitting free motion in a joint, as that of the shoulder or hip.
, from diarthroun
, to articulate
; see dia-
, to fasten by a joint
; see ar-
in Indo-European roots
di′ar·thro′di·al (-dē-əl) adj.
References in periodicals archive
The DRUJ is a diarthrodial
articulation between the ulnar head and the sigmoid notch of the distal radius.
This is understandable, for in the erect position the diarthrodial
joints are locked.
In 2012 Zimmer introduced Chondrofix Osteochondral Allograft for the repair of osteochondral lesions in diarthrodial
joints in a single-stage procedure," said Clark.