articular disc

(redirected from discus articularis)

ar·tic·u·lar disc

[TA]
a plate or ring of fibrocartilage attached to the joint capsule and separating the articular surfaces of the bones for a varying distance, sometimes completely; it serves to adapt two articular surfaces that are not entirely congruent.

ar·tic·u·lar disc

(ahr-tik'yū-lăr disk) [TA]
A plate or ring of fibrocartilage attached to the joint capsule and separating the articular surfaces of the bones for a varying distance, sometimes completely; it serves to adapt two articular surfaces that are not entirely congruent.

ar·tic·u·lar disc

(ahr-tik'yū-lăr disk) [TA]
A plate or ring of fibrocartilage attached to the joint capsule and separating the articular surfaces of the bones for a varying distance, sometimes completely; it serves to adapt two articular surfaces that are not entirely congruent.