Enarthrodia En`ar*thro"di*a, n. [NL., fr. Gr. ? in + ?. See {Arthrodia}.] (Anat.) See {Enarthrosis}. -- {En`ar*thro"di*al}, a. [1913 Webster] ||

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  • enarthrodial — en·ar·thro·di·al …   English syllables

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