Ginglymoarthrodial | definition of ginglymoarthrodial by Medical dictionary
gin·glym·o·ar·thro·di·al (jing'gli-mō-ar-thrō'dē-ăl, ging-),
Denoting a joint having the form of both ginglymus and arthrodia, or hinge and sliding joints.
Denoting a joint having the form of both ginglymus and arthrodia, or hinge joint and sliding joint.
ginglymoarthrodial (jing?li-mo-ar-thro'de-al) [? + arthrodia, gliding joint]
Pert. to a joint that is both hinged and arthrodial. See: arthrodia
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14), (15) They are ginglymoarthrodial
joints, moving in both a rotational and transitional manner.
The TMJ is a ginglymoarthrodial
(hinge and glide) articulation with some degree of diathrosis (free motion) formed by the mandibular condyle and glenoid fossa of the temporal bone (4) (Figure 1).
The TMJ is thus technically considered a ginglymoarthrodial