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joint

(joynt), [TA]
anatomy the place of union, usually more or less movable, between two or more rigid skeletal components (bones, cartilage, or parts of a single bone). Joints between skeletal elements exhibit a great variety of form and function, and are classified into three general morphologic types: fibrous joints; cartilaginous joints; and synovial joints.
Synonym(s): junctura (1) [TA], articulation (1) , articulus
[L. junctura; fr. jungo, pp. junctus, to join]

articulus

See joint.

articulus

(ar-tik′yŭ-lŭs) (yŭ-lī″) plural.articuli [L. articulus, knot, knuckle, joint]
1. A knuckle or a joint.
2. A segment.
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The continuing discussion on this point has been evident in discussions hosted by the Institute for Ecumenical Research in Strasbourg, where it was evident that the very concept of an articulus stantis et cadentis ecclesiae was not one that found resonance in either the Anglican or the Reformed traditions.
3, articulus 2, quaestiuncula 3 (1856 Parma edition, accessed online, 21 February 2011, at www.
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