hinge joint n.
A uniaxial joint in which a broad, transversely cylindrical convexity on one bone fits into a corresponding concavity on the other, allowing motion in one plane only, as in the elbow. Also called ginglymoid joint.
A joint, such as the elbow, in which a convex part of one bone fits into a concave part of another, allowing motion in only one plane.
- Hinge region
hinge region n.
[hing-uh m] /ˈhɪŋ əm/ noun 1. a city in SE Massachusetts.
[hinj] /hɪndʒ/ noun 1. a jointed device or flexible piece on which a door, gate, shutter, lid, or other attached part turns, swings, or moves. 2. a natural anatomical joint at which motion occurs around a transverse axis, as that of the knee or a bivalve shell. 3. that on which something is based or […]
noun 1. . noun 1. a post from which a door, gate, etc., is hung.