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pivot joint

pivot joint in Medicine

pivot joint piv·ot joint (pĭv'ət)
n.
See trochoid joint.

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  • The radius moves around on the ulna by means of a pivot joint.

    A Practical Physiology Albert F. Blaisdell
  • In the pivot joint a kind of peg in one bone fits into a notch in another.

    A Practical Physiology Albert F. Blaisdell

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