articular disc

(redirected from discus articularis)

ar·tic·u·lar disc

[TA]
a plate or ring of fibrocartilage attached to the joint capsule and separating the articular surfaces of the bones for a varying distance, sometimes completely; it serves to adapt two articular surfaces that are not entirely congruent.

ar·tic·u·lar disc

(ahr-tik'yū-lăr disk) [TA]
A plate or ring of fibrocartilage attached to the joint capsule and separating the articular surfaces of the bones for a varying distance, sometimes completely; it serves to adapt two articular surfaces that are not entirely congruent.

ar·tic·u·lar disc

(ahr-tik'yū-lăr disk) [TA]
A plate or ring of fibrocartilage attached to the joint capsule and separating the articular surfaces of the bones for a varying distance, sometimes completely; it serves to adapt two articular surfaces that are not entirely congruent.
References in periodicals archive ?
Codigo TAI Latin A03.0.00.000 Juncturae; Systema articulare A03.0.00.001 Junctura A03.0.00.020 Junctura synovialis; Articulatio; Diarthrosis A03.0.00.022 Cavitas articularis A03.0.00.023 Fossa articularis A03.0.00.026 Capsula articularis A03.0.00.028 Membrana synovialis; Stratum synoviale A03.0.00.032 Discus articularis A03.0.00.034 Ligamenta A03.0.00.035 Ligg.
Corte coronal de la articulacion temporomandibular en el que se pueden apreciar el disco articular (discus articularis) y su relacion con los ligamentos de Tanaka y colaterales (no descriptos en la TAI).