amphiarthrosis

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am·phi·ar·thro·sis

 (ăm′fē-är-thrō′sĭs)
n. pl. am·phi·ar·thro·ses (-sēz)
A type of articulation between bony surfaces that permits limited motion and is connected by ligaments or elastic cartilage, such as that between the vertebrae.

amphiarthrosis

(ˌæmfɪɑːˈθrəʊsɪs)
n, pl -ses (-siːz)
(Anatomy) anatomy a type of articulation permitting only slight movement, as between the vertebrae of the backbone
[C19: from amphi- + Greek arthrōsis articulation, from arthron a joint]
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