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Related to arthrodia: arthrodial joint
gliding joint. adj., adj arthro´dial.
a synovial joint in which the opposing surfaces are nearly planes and in which there is only a slight, gliding motion, as in the intermetacarpal joints.
arthrodia/ar·thro·dia/ (ahr-thro´de-ah) a synovial joint which allows a gliding motion.arthro´dial
See gliding joint.
plane joint(plān joynt) [TA]
a type of synovial joint in which the joint surfaces are flat and allow only a gliding motion; called also gliding joint, articulatio plana.