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ginglymoid

[jing-gluh-moid, ging-] /ˈdʒɪŋ gləˌmɔɪd, ˈgɪŋ-/
adjective
1.
of, pertaining to, or resembling a ginglymus.
Origin
1660-1670
1660-70; ginglym(us) + -oid
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Examples from the web for ginglymoid
  • The strictly ginglymoid or hinge-joints admit of flexion and extension only.
  • The interphalangeal articulations are ginglymoid joints, and each has a plantar and two collateral ligaments.
ginglymoid in Medicine

ginglymoid gin·gly·moid (jĭng'glə-moid', gĭng'-)
adj.
Of, relating to, or resembling a hinge joint, such as the elbow.

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