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joint

(joynt), [TA]
anatomy the place of union, usually more or less movable, between two or more rigid skeletal components (bones, cartilage, or parts of a single bone). Joints between skeletal elements exhibit a great variety of form and function, and are classified into three general morphologic types: fibrous joints; cartilaginous joints; and synovial joints.
Synonym(s): junctura (1) [TA], articulation (1) , articulus
[L. junctura; fr. jungo, pp. junctus, to join]
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articulus

(ar-tik′yŭ-lŭs) (yŭ-lī″) plural.articuli [L. articulus, knot, knuckle, joint]
1. A knuckle or a joint.
2. A segment.
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(41) In the corpus articuli, Henry of Ghent gives a synthesis of the positions of Aquinas and Bonaventure.
In his Latin description, Diesing noted the presence of only 34 proglottids (articuli), hence the name "oligarthrus" (Figure 1).
Articuli centum et sexaginta adversus huius tempestatis mathematicos atque philosophos.
As a matter of argument by question and answer, it is reflected in the articuli of the great scholastic Summae and likewise in the form of university degree examinations in which theses and antitheses were maintained by syllogistic argument.
These famous Articuli Henriciani, once a sign of Protestant strength in Poland, were now only a painful and ironic reminder of a glorious past that was now long gone.
Describing the art of memory, specifically the memory of words, Cicero writes: "there are many words which, like joints (articuli), connect the members of speech, that can not possibly be represented by any thing similar to them; and for these we must invent symbols" (188).
1210 (Willelmi Articuli Londoniis Retractati [sections] 17: eruantur oculi et abscidantur pedes vel testiculi vel manus ita quod truncus remaneat virus in signum prodicionsis et nequicie sue) whereby the criminal is to have his 'eyes gouged out and his feet cut off or his testicles or hands, so that the trunk remain alive as a sign of his treachery and villainy': translation from A.