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hinge joint

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A joint, such as the elbow, in which a convex part of one bone fits into a concave part of another, allowing motion in only one plane.
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Noun1.hinge joint - a freely moving joint in which the bones are so articulated as to allow extensive movement in one planehinge joint - a freely moving joint in which the bones are so articulated as to allow extensive movement in one plane
articulatio synovialis, diarthrosis, synovial joint - a joint so articulated as to move freely
articulatio genus, genu, human knee, knee, knee joint - hinge joint in the human leg connecting the tibia and fibula with the femur and protected in front by the patella
articulatio cubiti, cubital joint, cubitus, elbow, elbow joint, human elbow - hinge joint between the forearm and upper arm and the corresponding joint in the forelimb of a quadruped
interphalangeal joint - any of the joints between the phalanges of the fingers or toes
2.hinge joint - a joint allowing movement in one plane only
joint - junction by which parts or objects are joined together
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Structural survey and in-situ testing: undertake concrete testing around the hinge joints of 7no.
The gliding joints of the mid-foot, Sinkoe explains, cannot be forced to bend like the hinge joints of the toes, and bending a foot like that can damage ligaments or cause tiny bone pieces to break off.
Currently, codes in China have not specified how to calculate the shear capacity of hinge joints. Normally, the shear capacity of a hinge joint is calculated via the formula for the shear capacity of a concrete bonding surface.
Abbreviations: ACU stands for anchoring unit, MU for measurement unit, AJU for adjustment unit, UJ for universal joint, HJ/PM for the two hinge joints configured in parallelogram mechanism, P for pointer, SP for special pen, CH for cardholder, SB for side bars, BB for basement bar, HC for holding coils, HJ for hinge joint, and TB for thrust bearing permitting pivot rotation.
Steel-Reinforced Concrete Bridges : Cardiff University was given the opportunity to demonstrate the AE technique on a steel-reinforced concrete hinge joints (Fig.
These hinge joints, known as temporomandibular joints (TMJs) connect the lower jawbone (mandible) to the temporal bone of the skull.
After all the hinges have been lubricated, open and close the door a few times to work the petroleum jelly into the hinge joints.
The contractor successfully installed the hinge joints (through the roof top, after removing the soil overburden) on the first half of the reservoir.
Keywords: Acoustic emission, bridges, concrete hinge joints
The hinge joints in your body bend much like door hinges.
23 Which parts of your large limbs are hinge joints that flex and extend?
The anatomy of the CMC joint of hominid ancestors demonstrated a single axis hinge joint that allowed only flexion and extension of the thumb.