articular disk n.
A plate or ring of fibrocartilage attached to the joint capsule and separating the articular surfaces of the bones. Also called interarticular cartilage, interarticular fibrocartilage.
- Articular lamella
articular lamella articular lamella n. The compact layer of bone on its articular surface that is firmly attached to the overlying articular cartilage.
- Articular muscle
articular muscle articular muscle n. A muscle that inserts directly into the capsule of a joint, acting to retract the capsule in certain movements.
- Articular muscle of elbow
articular muscle of elbow articular muscle of elbow n. A small portion of the medial head of the triceps that inserts into the capsule of the elbow joint.
- Articular nerve
articular nerve articular nerve n. Nerve branch supplying a joint.
- Articular muscle of knee
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.