amphidiarthrodial joint


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amphidiarthrodial joint

[am′fēdī′ärthrō′dē·əl]
Etymology: Gk, amphi, both kinds
a type of joint that combines amphiarthrosis with diarthrosis, permitting movement in more than one direction, such as that of the lower jaw.

amphidiarthrodial joint

A joint that is both ginglymoid and arthrodial.
See also: joint