complex joint

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complex joint

[TA]
a joint composed of three or more skeletal elements, or in which two anatomically separate joints function as a unit. For example, the talonavicular and calcaneocuboid joints act together as the compound transverse tarsal joint.

com·plex joint

(kŏm-pleks joynt) [TA]
Joint composed of three or more skeletal elements, or in which two anatomically separate joints function as a unit.