loose-packed position


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loose-packed po·si·tion

(lūs'pakt pŏ-zish'ŏn)
A position of a joint in which the joint surfaces are not congruent and the joint capsule is lax.
See also: open-packed position
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loose-packed position

The position of a joint where it is unlocked and free to move.
Synonym: open-packed position See: closed-packed position
See also: position
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