articulus


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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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Articuli praeponuntur solis substantiuis determinatis, nam indeterminatis nullus praefigitur articulus; uerbi gratia Tenho desejo de vos servir, "Cupio tibi seruire", ubi nullus articulus praefigitur nomini desejo, utpote substantivo indeterminato.
articulus < diminutivo de artus, conyuntura, miembro.
In Articulus 3 of his Summa Theologiae, "Utrum in superfluitate ludi possit esse peccatum" Aquinas concludes: "Et sic pater quod excessus in ludo est peccatum mortale" (1039; 2-2, q.
If it is true that we are one in the understanding of justification, then nothing precludes us from taking the necessary steps towards unity -- at least not from a Lutheran point of view, which has traditionally stressed the doctrine of justification as the articulus stantis et cadentis ecclesiae.
Burigana's use of the vast number of extensive and varied sources here was all the more necessary since, unlike the other documents of the Second Vatican Council, the Constitution on Divine Revelation was, and is destined to remain, an articulus stantis et cadentis ecclesiae.
Saussure speaks of `articulated language' and specifies that `in Latin, articulus means member, part, subdivision in a series of things'.