a joint, as in the carpal articulations, in which the surfaces glide over each other in movement.
arthrodial: an articulation that permits motion in any direction.
Explanation of Terms Used in Entomology John. B. Smith
(anatomy, zoology) a joint
arthrodia ar·thro·di·a (är-thrō’dē-ə)
See plane joint.
- Arthrodial joint
arthrodial joint arthrodial joint n. See plane joint.
- Arthrodial cartilage
arthrodial cartilage arthrodial cartilage n. See articular cartilage.
arteriopathy arteriopathy ar·te·ri·op·a·thy (är-tēr’ē-ŏp’ə-thē) n. A disease of the arteries.
any of numerous fishes of the extinct order Arthrodira, widely distributed during the Devonian Period, having the anterior part of the body covered by a shield of bony plates.