plane joint n.
A synovial joint in which the opposing surfaces are nearly planes and in which there is only a slight, gliding motion. Also called arthrodia, arthrodial joint, gliding joint.
[pleyn-lohd] /ˈpleɪnˌloʊd/ noun 1. the amount of people or cargo an airplane can carry.
noun, Optics. 1. a plane determined by a given ray, incident on a surface, and the normal at the point where the incident ray strikes the surface.
- Plane of pelvic canal
plane of pelvic canal n. See pelvic axis.
noun, Optics. 1. polarization of light in which the vibrations are confined to a single plane, that of the wave front. noun 1. a type of polarization in which the electric vector of waves of light or other electromagnetic radiation is restricted to vibration in a single plane