|1.||the act or process of speaking or expressing in words|
|2.||a. the process of articulating a speech sound|
|b. the sound so produced, esp a consonant|
|3.||the act or the state of being jointed together|
|4.||the form or manner in which something is jointed|
|a. a joint such as that between bones or arthropod segments|
|b. the way in which jointed parts are connected|
|6.||botany the part of a plant at which natural separation occurs, such as the joint between leaf and stem|
|7.||a joint or jointing|
articulation ar·tic·u·la·tion (är-tĭk'yə-lā'shən)
The place of anatomical union, usually movable, between two or more bones.
A joining or connecting together loosely so as to allow motion between the parts.
Distinct connected speech or enunciation.
The contact relationship of the occlusal surfaces of the teeth during jaw movement.
Placement of artificial teeth on a denture base so that the teeth approximate normal position and contact.
|articulation (är-tĭk'yə-lā'shən) Pronunciation Key