[jing-gluh-muhs, ging-]
noun, plural ginglymi [jing-gluh-mahy, ging-] . Anatomy.
a joint in which movement is limited to one plane.
Also called hinge joint.

1650–60; < Neo-Latin < Greek gínglymos hinge Unabridged
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ginglymus (ˈdʒɪŋɡlɪməs, ˈɡɪŋ-)
n , pl -mi
anatomy See hinge a hinge joint
[C17: New Latin, from Greek ginglumos hinge]

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ginglymus gin·gly·mus (jĭng'glə-məs, gĭng'-)
A hinge joint.

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The knee-joint was formerly described as a ginglymus or hinge-joint, but is really of a much more complicated character.
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