Diarthrodial Di`ar*thro"di*al, a. (Anat.) Relating to diarthrosis, or movable articulations. [1913 Webster] ||

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  • Diarthrodial — joints are freely moveable joints held together by a joint capsule, such as the knee and shoulder, as opposed to slightly moveable (amphiarthrodial) or immoveable (synarthrodial) joints, such as the spinal and sutural joints, respectively. [1]… …   Wikipedia

  • diarthrodial — diarthrodial, ale (di ar tro di al, a l ) adj. Terme d anatomie. Qui a rapport à la diarthrose ; qui a lieu par diarthrose. Articulation diarthrodiale. Ligaments diarthrodiaux. ÉTYMOLOGIE    Voy. diarthrose …   Dictionnaire de la Langue Française d'Émile Littré

  • diarthrodial — See diarthrosis. * * * …   Universalium

  • diarthrodial — di·ar·thro·di·al .dī .är thrōd ē əl adj of, relating to, or exhibiting diarthrosis * * * di·ar·thro·di·al (di″ahr throґde əl) of the nature of a diarthrosis (junctura synovialis) …   Medical dictionary

  • diarthrodial — di·ar·thro·di·al …   English syllables

  • diarthrodial — |dīˌär|thrōdēəl adjective Etymology: di + arthrodial of, relating to, or exhibiting diarthrosis …   Useful english dictionary

  • diarthrodial cartilage — articular c …   Medical dictionary

  • diarthrodial joint — junctura synovialis …   Medical dictionary

  • diarthrosis — diarthrodial /duy ahr throh dee euhl/, adj. /duy ahr throh sis/, n., pl. diarthroses / seez/. Anat. a form of articulation that permits maximal motion, as the knee joint. [1570 80; < NL < Gk; see DI 3, ARTHROSIS] * * * …   Universalium

  • Cartilage — Firm, rubbery tissue that cushions bones at joints. A more flexible kind of cartilage connects muscles with bones and makes up other parts of the body, such as the larynx and the outside parts of the ears. * * * A connective tissue characterized… …   Medical dictionary

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