articulation

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articulation

 [ahr-tik″u-la´shun]
1. any place of junction between two different parts or objects.
2. enunciation of words and sentences.

ar·tic·u·la·tion

(ar-tik'yū-lā'shŭn),
1. Synonym(s): joint
2. A joining or connecting together loosely to allow motion between parts.
3. Distinct, coherent, connected speech or enunciation.
4. In dentistry, the contact relationship of the occlusal surfaces of the teeth during jaw movement.
[see articulatio]

articulation

(är-tĭk′yə-lā′shən)
n.
1. The act of vocal expression; utterance or enunciation: an articulation of the group's sentiments.
2.
a. The act or manner of producing a speech sound.
b. A speech sound, especially a consonant.
3. Anatomy
a. A fixed or movable joint between bones.
b. A movable joint between inflexible parts of the body of an animal, as the divisions of an appendage in arthropods.

ar·tic′u·la·to′ry (-lə-tôr′ē), ar·tic′u·la′tive (-lā′tĭv, -lə-tĭv) adj.

articulation

Anatomy Joint The point where two bones meet via a cartilaginous bridge,
Speech pathology The physical movements made by the speech organs (mouth, tongue and throat) in verbal communication.
Vox populi The coherency and clarity of expression.

articulation

Neurology 
1. Speech.
2. The ability to produce intelligible speech, through the appropriate interaction of the lips, tongue and palate.

ar·tic·u·la·tion

(ahr-tik'yū-lā'shŭn)
1. Synonym(s): joint.
2. A juncture or connection that permits motion between parts.
3. The process of coordinating movement of oral, laryngeal, and pharyngeal structures to produce speech.
4. dentistry The contact relationship of the occlusal surfaces of the teeth during jaw movement.
See also: synovial joint
[L. a forming of vines]

articulation

A joint.

articulation

see JOINT.

ar·tic·u·la·tion

(ahr-tik'yū-lā'shŭn)
1. In dentistry, the contact relationship of the occlusal surfaces of the teeth during jaw movement.
2. Synonym(s): joint.
3. A joining or connecting together loosely to allow motion between parts.
[L. a forming of vines]