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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.
[Greek diarthrōsis, from diarthroun, to articulate : dia-, between; see dia- + arthroun, to fasten by a joint (from arthron, joint; see ar- in Indo-European roots).]
di′ar·thro′di·al (-dē-əl) adj.
n, pl -ses (-siːz)
(Anatomy) anatomy any freely movable joint, such as the shoulder and hip joints
[C16: New Latin, from di-2 + Greek arthrōsis, from arthroun to fasten by a joint, from arthron joint]
di•ar•thro•sis(ˌdaɪ ɑrˈθroʊ sɪs)
n., pl. -ses (-sēz).
a form of joint articulation that permits free movement, as at the shoulder.
di`ar•thro′di•al (-di əl) adj.
a joint or articulation, as that at the knee, which allows maximum movement.See also: Body, Human, Bones
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articulatio temporomandibularis, mandibular joint, temporomandibular joint - the joint between the head of the lower jawbone and the temporal bone
articulatio plana, gliding joint - a freely moving joint in which the articulations allow only gliding motions
ginglymoid joint, ginglymus, hinge joint - a freely moving joint in which the bones are so articulated as to allow extensive movement in one plane
articulatio, joint, articulation - (anatomy) the point of connection between two bones or elements of a skeleton (especially if it allows motion)
articulatio spheroidea, ball-and-socket joint, cotyloid joint, enarthrodial joint, enarthrosis, spheroid joint - a freely moving joint in which a sphere on the head of one bone fits into a rounded cavity in the other bone
n. diartrosis, tipo de articulación que permite movimiento amplio, tal como el de la cadera.