Ginglymoarthrodial | definition of ginglymoarthrodial by Medical dictionary
gin·glym·o·ar·thro·di·al (jing'gli-mō-ar-thrō'dē-ăl, ging-),
Denoting a joint having the form of both ginglymus and arthrodia, or hinge and sliding joints.
Denoting a joint having the form of both ginglymus and arthrodia, or hinge joint and sliding joint.
ginglymoarthrodial (jing?li-mo-ar-thro'de-al) [? + arthrodia, gliding joint]
Pert. to a joint that is both hinged and arthrodial. See: arthrodia
ginglymoarthrodial joint with both uniplanar hinge movement and gliding movement in another plane, e.g. knee (both sagittal- and transverse-plane motion); first metatarsophalangeal joint (both dorsiflexion of hallux first metatarsal head, and plantarwards displacement [plantarflexion] of head of first metatarsal)
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(hinge and glide) articulation with some degree of diathrosis (free motion) formed by the mandibular condyle and glenoid fossa of the temporal bone (4) (Figure 1).