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articular

 [ahr-tik´u-lar]
pertaining to a joint.

ar·tic·u·lar

(ar-tik'yū-lăr),
Relating to a joint.
Synonym(s): arthral

articular

/ar·tic·u·lar/ (ahr-tik´u-ler) pertaining to a joint.

articular

(är-tĭk′yə-lər)
adj.
Of or relating to a joint or joints: the articular surfaces of bones.

ar·tic′u·lar·ly adv.

articular

ar·tic·u·lar

(ahr-tik'yū-lăr)
Relating to a joint.

articular

Pertaining to a joint.

articular

pertaining to a joint (an articulation). Applied to components of joints (cartilage, capsule, cavity, ligament, surfaces) and also to nerves and blood vessels supplying joints.

ar·tic·u·lar

(ahr-tik'yū-lăr)
Relating to a joint.
Synonym(s): arthral.

articular

pertaining to a joint.

articular capsule
see articular capsule.
articular cartilage
see cartilage.
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Erosion of the humeral articular cartilage in a dog viewed by arthroscopy. By permission from Tams T, Small Animal Endoscopy, Mosby, 1999
articular cartilage disease
see arthritis, degenerative joint disease.
congenital articular rigidity
caused by inherited defects, intrauterine viral infections, ingestion of poisons including plants and anthelmintics. See also contracted, contracted foal, lupinus.
articular meniscus
similar to an articular disk but is semicircular or C-shaped.
articular plate
the cartilaginous covering at the epiphysis of bones in arthrodial joints. Together with the growth cartilage comprises the joint cartilage.
articular rigidity
fixation of a joint, including arthrogryposis and ankylosis. May be caused by contracture of tendons, ligaments or muscles, by deformity of joint surfaces or by fusion of them.

Patient discussion about articular

Q. My son was diagnosed with baker's cyst. Is he in a risk group for other articular diseases? As far as I understand baker's cyst is a risk factor for other diseases. Is it true? Do we need to send him to some special screening tests?

A. Baker's cyst is not a risk factor for articular diseases in children. You don't need any special screening test. Statistically the cyst will disappear after a while.

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