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ar·tic·u·lar

 (är-tĭk′yə-lər)
adj.
Of or relating to a joint or joints: the articular surfaces of bones.

[Middle English articuler, from Latin articulāris, from articulus, small joint; see article.]

ar·tic′u·lar·ly adv.

articular

(ɑːˈtɪkjʊlə)
adj
(Anatomy) of or relating to joints or to the structural components in a joint
[C15: from Latin articulāris concerning the joints, from articulus small joint; see article]

ar•tic•u•lar

(ɑrˈtɪk yə lər)

adj.
of or pertaining to the joints.
[1400–50; late Middle English < Latin articulāris; see article, -ar1]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.articular - relating to or affecting the joints of the bodyarticular - relating to or affecting the joints of the body; "the articular surfaces of bones"; "articular disease"
Translations

ar·tic·u·lar

a. articular, rel. a las articulaciones.

articular

adj articular
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A characteristic cervical vertebrae consists of vertebral body, pedicle, lamina, transverse process, spinous process, and superior and inferior articular process (Drake et al., 2010).
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Repair of articular cartilage defects remains a significant clinical challenge due to gaps in our knowledge of articular cartilage development and maintenance in adulthood.
Immunolocalization of stromelysin, tumor necrosis factor (TNF) alpha, and TNF receptors in atrophied canine articular cartilage treated with hyaluronic acid and transforming growth factor beta.
La Enfermedad Degenerativa Articular (EDA) es la artropatia no inflamatoria mas frecuente en los seres humanos y animales; es una alteracion de las articulaciones moviles y desde el punto de vista macroscopico se caracteriza por la fragmentacion y perdida del cartilago articular y radiograficamente por estrechamiento del espacio articular, esclerosis del hueso subcondral, remodelacion osea, osteofitos en los margenes articulares y entesiofitos en el sitio de insercion de tejidos blandos (Ettinger y Feldman, 2002).
Lumbar vertebrae with accessory diarthrodial articular facets, herein referred to as the articulating neural arch, in comparison, have recently been noted in three adult males.