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arthrodia

[ahr-throh-dee-uh] /ɑrˈθroʊ di ə/
noun, plural arthrodiae
[ahr-throh-dee-ee] /ɑrˈθroʊ diˌi/ (Show IPA).
Anatomy
1.
a joint, as in the carpal articulations, in which the surfaces glide over each other in movement.
Also called gliding joint.
Origin
1625-1635
1625-35; < Greek arthrōdía, equivalent to arthrṓd(ēs) jointed (árthr(on) joint + -ōdēs -ode1) + -ia -ia
Related forms
arthrodial, arthrodic
[ahr-throd-ik] /ɑrˈθrɒd ɪk/ (Show IPA),
adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for arthrodiae

arthrodia

/ɑːˈθrəʊdɪə/
noun
1.
(anatomy, zoology) a joint
Derived Forms
arthrodial, adjective
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arthrodiae in Medicine

arthrodia ar·thro·di·a (är-thrō'dē-ə)
n.
See plane joint.


ar·thro'di·al adj.
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