abarticulation

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (General American) IPA(key): /æb.ɑɹˌtɪk.jʊˈleɪ.ʃən/, /æb.ɑˌtɪk.jʊˈleɪ.ʃən/, /æb.ɑɹˌtɪk.jəˈleɪ.ʃən/, /æb.ɑˌtɪk.jəˈleɪ.ʃən/
  • Rhymes: -eɪʃən

Noun[edit]

abarticulation (plural abarticulations)

  1. (anatomy) An articulation, especially one that permits free motion in the joint; a hinge joint.
  2. The act of dislocating a joint.[1]

Synonyms[edit]

  • (an articulation, especially one that permits free motion): diarthrosis

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References[edit]

  1. ^ 1993 [1940], Thomas, Clayton L. editor, Taber's Encyclopedic Medical Dictionary, edition 5th, Philadelphia, PA: F. A. Davis Company, ISBN 0-8036-8313-8, page 1: