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articulation

 [ahr-tik″u-la´shun]
1. any place of junction between two different parts or objects.
2. enunciation of words and sentences.

ar·tic·u·la·tion

(ar-tik'yū-lā'shŭn),
1. Synonym(s): joint
2. A joining or connecting together loosely to allow motion between parts.
3. Distinct, coherent, connected speech or enunciation.
4. In dentistry, the contact relationship of the occlusal surfaces of the teeth during jaw movement.
[see articulatio]

articulation

/ar·tic·u·la·tion/ (-la´shun)
1. a joint or place of junction between two different parts or objects.
2. enunciation of words and sentences.
3. in dentistry: (a) the contact relationship of the occlusal surfaces of the teeth while in action; (b) the arrangement of artificial teeth so as to accommodate the various positions of the mouth and to serve the purpose of the natural teeth which they are to replace.

articulation

(är-tĭk′yə-lā′shən)
n.
1. The act of vocal expression; utterance or enunciation: an articulation of the group's sentiments.
2.
a. The act or manner of producing a speech sound.
b. A speech sound, especially a consonant.
3. Anatomy
a. A fixed or movable joint between bones.
b. A movable joint between inflexible parts of the body of an animal, as the divisions of an appendage in arthropods.

ar·tic′u·la·to′ry (-lə-tôr′ē), ar·tic′u·la′tive (-lā′tĭv, -lə-tĭv) adj.

articulation

1 the process by which the supraglottal airway is shaped to form consonants and vowels into meaningful, understandable speech.
2 See joint.

articulation

Anatomy Joint The point where two bones meet via a cartilaginous bridge,
Speech pathology The physical movements made by the speech organs (mouth, tongue and throat) in verbal communication.
Vox populi The coherency and clarity of expression.

articulation

Neurology 
1. Speech.
2. The ability to produce intelligible speech, through the appropriate interaction of the lips, tongue and palate.

ar·tic·u·la·tion

(ahr-tik'yū-lā'shŭn)
1. Synonym(s): joint.
2. A juncture or connection that permits motion between parts.
3. The process of coordinating movement of oral, laryngeal, and pharyngeal structures to produce speech.
4. dentistry The contact relationship of the occlusal surfaces of the teeth during jaw movement.
See also: synovial joint
[L. a forming of vines]

articulation

A joint.

articulation

see JOINT.

articulation

the (usually movable) apposition of two or more bones (see joint)
  • cartilaginous articulation cartilaginous union of two apposed bones; see symphysis synchondrosis; tarsal coalitions

  • fibrous articulation fibrous union of two adjacent bones; there is no interposed joint cavity, and only minimal interbone movement is available; see suture; syndesmosis

  • synovial articulation a freely moving joint in which apposing bone surfaces are capped by hyaline or fibrocartilage and lined by synovial membrane

articulation,

n 1. a juncture between two bones that moves.
2. a massage technique in which a joint is passively moved, repetitively, through its range of motion.

ar·tic·u·la·tion

(ahr-tik'yū-lā'shŭn)
1. In dentistry, the contact relationship of the occlusal surfaces of the teeth during jaw movement.
2. Synonym(s): joint.
3. A joining or connecting together loosely to allow motion between parts.
[L. a forming of vines]

articulation (ärtik´yōōlā´shən),

n 1. a joint where the bones are joined together. See also joint.
n 2. the relationship of cusps of teeth during jaw movement.
articulation, anatomic,
n a rigid or movable junction of a bony part.
articulation, articulator,
n the use of a device that incorporates artificial temporomandibular joints that permit the orientation of casts in a manner duplicating or simulating various positions or movements of the mandible.
articulation, balanced,
n the simultaneous contacting of the maxillary and mandibular teeth as they glide over each other when the mandible is moved from centric relation to the various eccentric relations. See also occlusion, balanced.
articulation, mandibular,
n See articulation, temporomandibular.
articulation, temporomandibular
n (temporomandibular joint, mandibular joint), 1. the joint formed by the two condyles of the mandible.
n 2. the bilateral articulation between the glenoid or mandibular fossae of the temporal bones and condyles (condyloid processes) of the mandible.
articulation, temporomandibular, capsule,
n the ligamentous covering of the temporomandibular joint.
articulation, temporomandibular, collagen disease,
n a rheumatoid arthritis in which the joint may be so involved because of bone changes that the mandibular condyle is fused to the articular fossa in the base of the cranium.
articulation, temporomandibular, hormonal disturbances,
n.pl hormonal disorders that frequently affect growth patterns of the skeleton, involving the temporomandibular joint (e.g., acromegaly).
articulation, temporomandibular, neuromuscular disorders,
n.pl neuromuscular disorders involving the temporomandibular joint in which the patient is unable to maintain appropriate patterns of mandibular closure consistent with good dental occlusion. The natural teeth degenerate rapidly and are frequently lost prematurely; when dentures are substituted, they cause the residual tissues to deteriorate rapidly. In addition to the chronic masticatory disability, the deglutitive mechanism functions poorly because of incoordinated lip and tongue action.
articulation, temporomandibular, pain-dysfunction syndrome,

articulation

a joint; the place of union or junction between two or more bones of the skeleton.
References in classic literature ?
She spoke with nervous rapidity of articulation, and with a singularly unpleasant smile.
When she spoke, her articulation was confused, and her pronunciation of some of the longer words was hardly intelligible.
And Bassett, raising his hand in signal, bending forward his head as agreed so as to expose cleanly the articulation to his taut spinal cord, forgot Balatta, who was merely a woman, a woman merely and only and undesired.
I do not mean to be satirical, but to express my appreciation of those youths' singing, when I state that I perceived clearly that it was akin to the music of the cow, and they were at length one articulation of Nature.
She was talking rapidly, musically, and with exceptionally correct articulation and expressive intonation.
The perspiration stood in beads upon his face, his knees knocked together, his every limb trembled, the power of articulation was quite gone; and there he stood, panting for breath, gazing on them with such livid ashy looks, that they were infected with his fear, though ignorant of its occasion, and, reflecting his dismayed and horror-stricken visage, stared back again without venturing to question him; until old John Willet, in a fit of temporary insanity, made a dive at his cravat, and, seizing him by that portion of his dress, shook him to and fro until his very teeth appeared to rattle in his head.
The pint was thrown out, sir, by those two friends when they did me the great service of waiting on the lady to try if a union betwixt the lady and me could not be brought to bear--the pint, I say, was thrown out by them, sir, whether if, after marriage, I confined myself to the articulation of men, children, and the lower animals, it might not relieve the lady's mind of her feeling respecting being as a lady-- regarded in a bony light.
Having delivered this manifesto (which formed a portion of his last week's leader) with vehement articulation, the editor paused to take breath, and looked majestically at Bob Sawyer.
The flesh was white and fresh, and both the arm and hand preserved a degree of flexibility in the articulations.
Hers was a Norman beauty, fresh, high-colored, redundant, the flesh of Rubens covering the muscles of the Farnese Hercules, and not the slender articulations of the Venus de' Medici, Apollo's graceful consort.
19, 2015 /PRNewswire/ --Ashford University formed new articulation agreements with 24 community colleges in 2015.

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