- a joint permitting only slight motion, as that between the vertebrae.
Origin of amphiarthrosis
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When there is little movement the term half-joint or amphiarthrosis is used.
- anatomy a type of articulation permitting only slight movement, as between the vertebrae of the backbone
C19: from amphi- + Greek arthrōsis articulation, from arthron a joint
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