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of or relating to the joints.
Historical Examples

Internally, the spur is produced upwards on the valve, as a prominence: the articular ridge is not very prominent.
A Monograph on the Sub-class Cirripedia (Volume 2 of 2) Charles Darwin

That the patella and articular surface of the femur are healthy.
A Manual of the Operations of Surgery Joseph Bell

The synovial membrane and the articular cartilages utterly destroyed, as we have described, cannot again be replaced.
Diseases of the Horse’s Foot Harry Caulton Reeks

But no effort availed me to distinguish one articular sound.
True Ghost Stories Hereward Carrington

The median crest of the articular surface of the inferior extremity is the most prominent part of that region.
Artistic Anatomy of Animals douard Cuyer

This type of ringbone as well as the articular may occur “high” or “low.”
Lameness of the Horse John Victor Lacroix

Pain is usually absent until the articular surfaces become carious.
Manual of Surgery Volume Second: Extremities–Head–Neck. Sixth Edition. Alexander Miles

Dorsolaterally there is an articular surface for the capitulum of the rib.
A New Order of Fishlike Amphibia From the Pennsylvanian of Kansas Theodore H. Eaton

Eburnation of the articular surfaces is shown by increase in the density of the shadow of the bone in the areas affected.
Manual of Surgery Alexis Thomson and Alexander Miles

And much the same appears to be true of the articular affection of dengue.
A System of Practical Medicine By American Authors, Vol. II Various

of or relating to joints or to the structural components in a joint

from Latin articularis “pertaining to the joints,” from articulus (see articulate (v.)).

articular ar·tic·u·lar (är-tĭk’yə-lər)
Of or relating to a joint or joints.


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