junctura synovialis

junctura synovialis
[TA] synovial joint: a specialized joint permitting more or less free movement, the union of the bony elements being surrounded by an articular capsule enclosing a cavity lined by synovial membrane; called also diarthrosis [TA alternative], diarthrodial joint, and articulatio [TA alternative]. See illustration at joint.

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  • articulatio synovialis — junctura synovialis …   Medical dictionary

  • junctura — 1. SYN: joint. 2. SYN: junction. [L. a joining] j. cartilaginea [TA] SYN: cartilaginous joint. j. fibrosa [TA] SYN: fibrous joint. j. lumbosacralis SYN: lumbosacral joint. juncturae membri inferioris liberi SYN: synovial joints of free lower limb …   Medical dictionary

  • diarthrodial joint — junctura synovialis …   Medical dictionary

  • freely movable joint — junctura synovialis …   Medical dictionary

  • 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

  • articulatio — synovial joint. [L. a forming of vines] a. acromioclavicularis [TA] SYN: acromioclavicular joint. a. atlantoaxialis lateralis [TA] SYN: lateral atlantoaxial joint. a. atlantoaxialis mediana [TA] SYN: median atlantoaxial joint. a. atlanto… …   Medical dictionary

  • diarthrosis — synovial joint. [G. articulation] * * * di·ar·thro·sis .dī är thrō səs n, pl thro·ses .sēz 1) articulation that permits free movement 2) a freely movable joint called also synovial joint * * * …   Medical dictionary

  • 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

  • synovial joint — n DIARTHROSIS * * * see diarthrosis * * * junctura synovialis …   Medical dictionary

  • abarticulation — n. 1. the dislocation of a joint. 2. a synovial joint (see diarthrosis). * * * ab·ar·tic·u·la·tion (ab″ahr tik″u laґshən) [ab + L. articulatio joint] 1. a dislocation of a joint. 2. junctura synovialis …   Medical dictionary

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