noun, plural am·phi·ar·thro·ses [am-fee-ahr-throh-seez] /ˌæm fi ɑrˈθroʊ siz/. Anatomy.
a joint permitting only slight motion, as that between the vertebrae.
- amperometric titration,
Origin of amphiarthrosis
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Examples from the Web for amphiarthrosis
When there is little movement the term half-joint or amphiarthrosis is used.
noun plural -ses (-siːz)
anatomy a type of articulation permitting only slight movement, as between the vertebrae of the backbone
Word Origin for amphiarthrosis
C19: from amphi- + Greek arthrōsis articulation, from arthron a joint
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