Arthrodia



a joint, as in the carpal articulations, in which the surfaces glide over each other in movement.
Historical Examples

Gliding joints (arthrodia), in which the articular surfaces are flat, as in the carpal and tarsal bones.
Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 15, Slice 5 Various

noun
(anatomy, zoology) a joint

arthrodia ar·thro·di·a (är-thrō’dē-ə)
n.
See plane joint.
ar·thro’di·al adj.

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