fixed end

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fixed end

[TA]
for a given movement, the end of a bone that is held stationary (as a consequence of attachment or muscular fixation) while the other end of the bone (the mobile end) moves in response to muscle activity or gravity.
Synonym(s): punctum fixum [TA]

fix·ed end

(fikst end) [TA]
For a given movement, the end of a bone that is held stationary (as a consequence of attachment or muscular fixation) while the other end of the bone (the mobile end) moves in response to muscle activity or gravity.
Synonym(s): punctum fixum.