articulus


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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]

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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(39) Tommaso D'A quino, Summa Theologiae I-II, Quaestio XXI, Articulus IV, Conclusio, Vol.
(21.) <<Sic igitur in proposito iustificari est fieri iustum ex iniusto et iustificatio est mutatio [sive translatio] illa, qua quis efficitur iustus et hinc derivatum est ut dicatur etiam iustificari quando aliquis crevit in accepta iustitia et haec solet vocari secunda iustificatio>> (Articulus de iustificatione, ed.
In Articulus 3 of his Summa Theologiae, "Utrum in superfluitate ludi possit esse peccatum" Aquinas concludes: "Et sic pater quod excessus in ludo est peccatum mortale" (1039; 2-2, q.
If it is true that we are one in the understanding of justification, then nothing precludes us from taking the necessary steps towards unity -- at least not from a Lutheran point of view, which has traditionally stressed the doctrine of justification as the articulus stantis et cadentis ecclesiae.
Burigana's use of the vast number of extensive and varied sources here was all the more necessary since, unlike the other documents of the Second Vatican Council, the Constitution on Divine Revelation was, and is destined to remain, an articulus stantis et cadentis ecclesiae.
Saussure speaks of `articulated language' and specifies that `in Latin, articulus means member, part, subdivision in a series of things'.