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diarthrosis

 [di″ahr-thro´sis] (pl. diarthro´ses) (Gr.)
diarthrosis rotato´ria a joint characterized by mobility in a rotary direction.
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syn·o·vi·al joint

[TA]
a joint in which the opposing bony surfaces are covered with a layer of hyaline cartilage or fibrocartilage within a joint cavity that contains synovial fluid, lined with synovial membrane and reinforced by a fibrous capsule and ligaments; and there is some degree of free movement possible.
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diarthrosis

(dī′är-thrō′sĭs)
n. pl. diarthro·ses (-sēz)
Any of several types of bone articulation permitting free motion in a joint, as that of the shoulder or hip.

di′ar·thro′di·al (-dē-əl) adj.
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syn·o·vi·al joint

(si-nō'vē-ăl joynt) [TA]
A joint in which (1) the opposing bony surfaces are covered with a layer of hyaline cartilage or fibrocartilage, (2) there is a joint cavity containing synovial fluid, lined with synovial membrane and reinforced by a fibrous capsule and ligaments, and (3) there is some degree of free movement possible.
Synonym(s): articulatio [TA] , diarthrodial joint, diarthrosis, movable joint.
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diarthrosis

A freely movable joint with a SYNOVIAL MEMBRANE.
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syn·o·vi·al joint

(si-nō'vē-ăl joynt) [TA]
A joint in which (1) the opposing bony surfaces are covered with a layer of hyaline cartilage or fibrocartilage, (2) there is a joint cavity containing synovial fluid, lined with synovial membrane and reinforced by a fibrous capsule and ligaments, and (3) there is some degree of free movement possible.
Synonym(s): articulatio [TA] , diarthrodial joint, diarthrosis, movable joint.
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