Ginglymoid
Ginglymoid Gin"gly*moid, Ginglymoidal Gin`gly*moid"al, a. [Gr. ?; ? ginglymus + e'i^dos form: cf. F. ginglymoide, ginglymo["i]dal.] (Anat.) Pertaining to, or resembling, a ginglymus, or hinge joint; ginglyform. [1913 Webster]

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  • ginglymoid — /jing gleuh moyd , ging /, adj. of, pertaining to, or resembling a ginglymus. [1660 70; GINGLYM(US) + OID] * * * …   Universalium

  • ginglymoid — Relating to or resembling a hinge joint. SYN: ginglyform. [G. ginglymos, a hinge joint, + eidos, resembling] * * * gin·gly·moid jiŋ glə .mȯid, giŋ adj of, relating to, or resembling a ginglymus * * * gin·gly·moid (jinґglə moid) [ginglymus + …   Medical dictionary

  • ginglymoid — adj. of a ginglymus, of a hinge joint (Anatomy) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • ginglymoid — gin·gly·moid …   English syllables

  • ginglymoid — ˈ ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷ˌmȯid adjective Etymology: Greek ginglymoeidēs like a hinge, from ginglymos hinge + oeidēs oid : of, relating to, or resembling a ginglymus …   Useful english dictionary

  • ginglymoid joint — ginglymus …   Medical dictionary

  • ginglymoid joint — noun a freely moving joint in which the bones are so articulated as to allow extensive movement in one plane • Syn: ↑hinge joint, ↑ginglymus • Hypernyms: ↑synovial joint, ↑articulatio synovialis, ↑diarthrosis • Hyponyms …   Useful english dictionary

  • Ginglymoidal — Ginglymoid Gin gly*moid, Ginglymoidal Gin gly*moid al, a. [Gr. ?; ? ginglymus + e i^dos form: cf. F. ginglymoide, ginglymo[ i]dal.] (Anat.) Pertaining to, or resembling, a ginglymus, or hinge joint; ginglyform. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Ginglymodi — Gin gly*mo di, n. [NL.; cf. Gr. ? ginglymoid. See {Ginglymoid}.] (Zo[ o]l.) An order of ganoid fishes, including the modern gar pikes and many allied fossil forms. They have rhombic, ganoid scales, a heterocercal tail, paired fins without an axis …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Joint — A joint is the area where two bones are attached for the purpose of motion of body parts. A joint is usually formed of fibrous connective tissue and cartilage. An articulation or an arthrosis is the same as a joint. Joints are grouped according… …   Medical dictionary

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