articular muscle of knee
articular muscle of knee n.
A muscle with origin from the lower anterior surface of the shaft of the femur, with insertion into the capsule of the knee joint, with nerve supply from the femoral nerve, and whose action retracts the suprapatellar bursa.
- Articular rheumatism
articular rheumatism articular rheumatism n. See arthritis. Historical Examples As in the case of articular rheumatism, the tendons, ligaments, and synovial membranes may become involved. Special Report on Diseases of Cattle U.S. Department of Agriculture Irregularity and inconstancy are the typical features of articular rheumatism. A System of Practical Medicine By American Authors, Vol. II […]
of or relating to the joints. adjective of or relating to joints or to the structural components in a joint adj. from Latin articularis “pertaining to the joints,” from articulus (see articulate (v.)). articular ar·tic·u·lar (är-tĭk’yə-lər) adj. Of or relating to a joint or joints.
made clear or distinct: articulated sounds. having a joint or joints; jointed: an articulated appendage. (of a vehicle) built in sections that are hinged or otherwise connected so as to allow flexibility of movement: an articulated bus; an articulated locomotive. uttered clearly in distinct syllables. capable of speech; not speechless. using language easily and fluently; […]
- Articulated joint
Anatomy. a flexible joint. an artificial appendage, limb, or the like, especially one activated and controlled by a computer, as the mechanical arm of a robot. a device by which two or more sections of a vehicle are linked together so as to allow greater capacity, flexibility of movement, etc.