gliding joint

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Related to arthrodial joint: gliding joint, trochoid joint, compound joint, ginglymus joint
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Noun1.gliding joint - a freely moving joint in which the articulations allow only gliding motionsgliding joint - a freely moving joint in which the articulations allow only gliding motions
articulatio synovialis, diarthrosis, synovial joint - a joint so articulated as to move freely
ankle, ankle joint, articulatio talocruralis, mortise joint - a gliding joint between the distal ends of the tibia and fibula and the proximal end of the talus
articulatio radiocarpea, carpus, radiocarpal joint, wrist, wrist joint - a joint between the distal end of the radius and the proximal row of carpal bones