arthrodia


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arthrodia

 [ahr-thro´de-ah]
gliding joint. adj., adj arthro´dial.
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plane joint

[TA]
a synovial joint in which the opposing surfaces are nearly planes and in which there is only a slight, gliding motion, as in the intermetacarpal joints.
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plane joint

(plān joynt) [TA]
A synovial joint in which the opposing surfaces are nearly planes and in which there is only a slight, gliding motion, as in the intermetacarpal joints.
Synonym(s): arthrodia, arthrodial joint, gliding joint.
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